(qiàn)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. yawn
  2. to lack
  3. owe (Kangxi radical 76)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • qiàn > qian4

  • 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
打呵欠 dǎ hē qiàn to yawn
短欠 duǎn qiàn to fall short in one's payments/to lack/to be short of
哈欠 hā qian yawn
呵欠 hē qiàn yawn
互不相欠 hù bù xiāng qiàn see 兩不相欠|两不相欠[liǎng bù xiāng qiàn]
亏欠 kuī qiàn to fall short of/to have a deficit/deficit/deficiency
两不相欠 liǎng bù xiāng qiàn to be even/to be quits/to be even-steven
欠安 qiàn ān ill (euphemism)
欠扁 qiàn biǎn annoying/infuriating/deserving of a good spanking
欠费 qiàn fèi to be in arrears/to be out of credit/amount owing
欠佳 qiàn jiā suboptimal/subpar/not good enough
欠款 qiàn kuǎn to owe a debt/balance due/debts
欠缺 qiàn quē to be deficient in/lapse/deficiency
欠身 qiàn shēn to half rise out of one's chair (a polite gesture)
欠条 qiàn tiáo IOU/certificate of indebtedness
欠妥 qiàn tuǒ improper/inappropriate/unsatisfactory/inadequate
欠项 qiàn xiàng liabilities/debt
欠薪 qiàn xīn to owe wages/back pay/wages arrears
欠债 qiàn zhài to owe a debt/the sum owed
欠账 qiàn zhàng to owe a debt/debt/obligation
欠揍 qiàn zòu to need a spanking
赊欠 shē qiàn to offer credit/credit transaction/to buy or sell on account
手欠 shǒu qiàn (coll.) prone to touch things one should keep one's hands off of
拖欠 tuō qiàn in arrears/behind in payments/to default on one's debts
万事皆备,只欠东风 wàn shì jiē bèi, zhǐ qiàn dōng fēng everything is ready, all we need is an east wind (idiom)/lacking only one tiny crucial item/also written 萬事俱備,只欠東風|万事俱备,只欠东风
万事俱备,只欠东风 wàn shì jù bèi, zhǐ qiàn dōng fēng lit. everything is ready, all we need is an east wind (idiom)/fig. lacking only one tiny crucial item
尾欠 wěi qiàn balance due/small balance still to pay/final remaining debt
只欠东风 zhǐ qiàn dōng fēng all we need is an east wind (idiom)/lacking only one tiny crucial item
嘴欠 zuǐ qiàn (coll.) unable to control one's tongue/prone to say sth nasty

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