Meaning of 醒

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Pinyin: xǐng
English Definition: to wake up; to be awake; to become aware; to sober up; to come to
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 16; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wine) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • wine; wine vessel; chemical
    • star, planet; a point of light
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Example Words:
一觉醒来 [ jiào xǐng lái ]: to wake up from a sleep
昏迷不醒 [ hūn xǐng ]: to remain unconscious
吵醒 [ chǎo xǐng ]: to wake sb up with a noise
醒来 [ xǐng lái ]: to waken
叫醒 [ jiào xǐng ]: to awaken; to wake sb up; to rouse
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