Chinese words with 吃 character meaning (HSK)

CHI1
to eat, to have one's meal, to eradicate, to destroy, to absorb, to suffer, to exhaust

好吃

HAO3, CHI1
tasty, delicious

吃惊

CHI1, JING1
to be startled, to be shocked, to be amazed

小吃

XIAO3, CHI1
snack, refreshments

吃亏

CHI1, KUI1
to suffer losses, to come to grief, to lose out, to get the worst of it, to be at a disadvantage, unfortunately

吃苦

CHI1, KU3
to bear, hardships

吃力

CHI1, LI4
entail strenuous effort, be a strain