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English Definitionprovoke, incite; stir up; arouse (attention)
Simplified Script惹起
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄖㄜˇ ㄑㄧˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)je5hei2
Word Decomposition
to provoke; to irritate; to vex; to stir up; to anger; to attract (troubles); to cause (problems)
to rise; to raise; to get up; to set out; to start; to appear; to launch; to initiate (action); to draft; to establish; to get (from a depot or counter); verb suffix, to start; (before place or time) starting from; measure word for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance; measure word for groups: batch, group

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
惹祸rěhuòto stir up trouble; to invite disaster
惹事rěshìto cause trouble
惹人rěrénto provoke (esp. annoyance, disgust etc); to offend; to attract (attention)
惹怒rěnùto provoke anger
惹恼rěnǎoto offend
Words With Same Tail Word    
一起yīqǐin the same place; together; with; altogether (in total)
对不起duì bù qǐunworthy; to let down; I'm sorry; excuse me; pardon me; if you please; sorry? (please repeat)
从…起cóng … qǐstarting from …
引起yǐnqǐto give rise to; to lead to; to cause; to arouse
兴起xīngqǐto rise; to spring up; to burgeon; to be aroused; to come into vogue
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