(jiǎn)

HSK 6

Meaning

  1. choose
  2. select
  3. sort out

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • jiǎn > jian3

  • 1: First Tone 一声
  • 2: Second Tone 二声
  • 3: Third Tone 三声
  • 4: Fourth Tone 四声
  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
白拣 bái jiǎn a cheap choice/to choose sth that costs nothing
翻拣 fān jiǎn to browse and select/to glance through and check
拣佛烧香 jiǎn fó shāo xiāng to choose which Buddha to burn incense to (idiom)/fig. to curry favor from the right person
拣起 jiǎn qǐ to pick up
拣信室 jiǎn xìn shì mail sorting office
拣选 jiǎn xuǎn to select/to sort out
拣饮择食 jiǎn yǐn zé shí to choose one's food carefully/to be picky
拣择 jiǎn zé (literary) to select/to choose
雷公打豆腐,拣软的欺 Léi Gōng dǎ dòu fu, jiǎn ruǎn de qī the God of Thunder strikes bean curd, a bully picks the weakest person/to pick on an easy target
挑拣 tiāo jiǎn to pick and choose/to select
挑三拣四 tiāo sān jiǎn sì to be picky/to be choosy

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HSK 6

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