Meaning of 渴

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English Definition: thirsty
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
渴望 [ wàng ]: to thirst for; to long for
渴不可耐 [ nài ]: to be so thirsty as to no longer be able to tolerate it
干渴 [ gān ]: parched; dry mouth
充饥止渴 [ chōng zhǐ ]: to allay one's hunger and slake one's thirst (idiom)
口渴 [ kǒu ]: thirsty
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