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废寝忘食

Word definition:

Simplified
Pīnyīn
English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
HSK
to neglect sleep and forget about food (idiom) / to skip one's sleep and meals / to be completely wrapped up in one's work
HSK 6

Character decomposition:

CharacterTot Str
Rad / Str
Mandarin
Pīnyīn
Unihan Definition
standalone and in compounds
Jyutping
Cantonese
Variant
Four corner
Cangjie
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 *废* | 废* | *废
8画
abrogate, terminate, discard
0024
IIVE
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 *寝* | 寝* | *寝
13画
sleep, rest; bed chamber
3014.7
JLME
splitcomponent searchdrawdetailspronouncebaikeskritter
 *忘* | 忘* | *忘
6画
forget; neglect; miss, omit
0033.1
YVP
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 *食* | 食* | *食
9画
eat; meal; food; KangXi radical number 184
8073.2
OIAV

Word decomposition:

SimplifiedEnglish Definition
to neglect sleep and forget about food (idiom) / to skip one's sleep and meals / to be completely wrapped up in one's work
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *废* | 废* | *废
to abolish / to abandon / to abrogate / to discard / to depose / to oust / crippled / abandoned / waste
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *废* | 废* | *废
variant of 廢|废 / disabled
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *寝* | 寝* | *寝
old variant of 寢|寝
 
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *寝* | 寝* | *寝
to lie down
  
  wàng
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *忘* | 忘* | *忘
to forget / to overlook / to neglect
   
   shí
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *食* | 食* | *食
to eat / food / animal feed / eclipse
   
   
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *食* | 食* | *食
to feed


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