Meaning of 泼

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(Trad.: 潑)
English Definition: to splash; to spill; rough and coarse; brutish
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: To send forth water
Character Formation:
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    • [ shuǐ ] water
    • [ ] to issue, to dispatch, to send out; hair
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Example Words:
撒泼 [ ]: to make an unreasonable scene
油泼扯面 [ yóu chě miàn ]: broad, belt-shaped noodles, popular in Shaanxi, also known as biángbiáng miàn
泼冷水 [ lěng shuǐ ]: lit. to pour cold water on; fig. to dampen one's enthusiasm
泼出去的水 [ chū de shuǐ ]: spilt water; (fig.) sth that can not be retrieved; spilt milk
泼妇 [ ]: shrew; vixen
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