Meaning of 醉

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Pinyin: zuì
English Definition: intoxicated
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wine) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yǒu ] wine; wine vessel; chemical
    • [ ] soldier; servant; at last, finally
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Example Words:
麻醉 [ zuì ]: anesthesia; (fig.) to poison (sb's mind)
陶醉 [ táo zuì ]: to be infatuated with; to be drunk with; to be enchanted with; to revel in
一醉方休 [ zuì fāng xiū ]: to get thoroughly drunk (idiom); to get plastered
不醉不归 [ zuì guī ]: to not go home until drunk (idiom); let's make a night of it!
今朝有酒今朝醉 [ jīn zhāo yǒu jiǔ jīn zhāo zuì ]: to live in the moment (idiom); to live every day as if it were one's last; to enjoy while one can
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