(qiǎn)

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Meaning

  1. shallow
  2. simple
  3. superficial
  4. light (of colors)

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
才疏学浅 cái shū xué qiǎn (humble expr.) of humble talent and shallow learning (idiom)/Pray forgive my ignorance,...
粗浅 cū qiǎn shallow/superficial
大浅盘 dà qiǎn pán platter
短浅 duǎn qiǎn narrow and shallow
浮浅 fú qiǎn skin-deep/superficial/shallow
肤浅 fū qiǎn skin-deep/superficial/shallow
搁浅 gē qiǎn to be stranded (of ship)/to run aground/fig. to run into difficulties and stop
害人不浅 hài rén bù qiǎn to cause a lot of trouble/to inflict much suffering
见识浅 jiàn shi qiǎn short-sighted
交浅言深 jiāo qiǎn yán shēn to talk intimately while being comparative strangers (idiom)
交情匪浅 jiāo qíng fěi qiǎn to be very close/to understand each other
目光短浅 mù guāng duǎn qiǎn to be shortsighted
浅白 qiǎn bái simple/easy to understand
浅薄 qiǎn bó superficial
浅草 Qiǎn cǎo Asakusa, district of Tokyo with an atmosphere of old Japan, famous for the 7th century Buddhist temple, Sensō-ji
浅层文字 qiǎn céng wén zì shallow orthography (governed by simple rules)
浅尝 qiǎn cháng dilettante/amateur/to dabble in/to flirt with (a topic)
浅尝 qiǎn cháng dilettante/amateur/to dabble in/to flirt with (a topic)
浅尝者 qiǎn cháng zhě dilettante/amateur/dabbler
浅尝者 qiǎn cháng zhě dilettante/amateur/dabbler
浅尝辄止 qiǎn cháng zhé zhǐ to dabble and stop (idiom)/to dip into/to attempt half-heartedly/content with a smattering of knowledge
浅尝辄止 qiǎn cháng zhé zhǐ to dabble and stop (idiom)/to dip into/to attempt half-heartedly/content with a smattering of knowledge/also written 淺嘗輒止|浅尝辄止
浅淡 qiǎn dàn light (color)/pale/vague (feeling)
浅短 qiǎn duǎn narrow and shallow (knowledge or skill)/superficial
浅浮雕 qiǎn fú diāo bas-relief
浅耕 qiǎn gēng to scratch/shallow plowing
浅海 qiǎn hǎi shallow sea/sea less than 200 meters deep
浅黑 qiǎn hēi dark/gray/(of skin) lightly pigmented
浅黄色 qiǎn huáng sè buff/pale yellow
浅见 qiǎn jiàn shallow opinion/humble opinion
浅礁 qiǎn jiāo shallow reef/shoal
浅近 qiǎn jìn simple
浅陋 qiǎn lòu shallow and crude/meager (knowledge or skill)
浅露 qiǎn lù blunt/direct (i.e. not tactful)
浅色 qiǎn sè light color
浅深 qiǎn shēn depth (archaic)
浅水 qiǎn shuǐ shallow water
浅说 qiǎn shuō simple introduction/primer
浅滩 qiǎn tān shallows/shoal/sandbar
浅滩指示浮标 qiǎn tān zhǐ shì fú biāo bar buoy/buoy marking shallows or sandbar
浅析 qiǎn xī primary, elementary or coarse analysis
浅希近求 qiǎn xī jìn qiú to aim low/to aim to get by/without lofty ambition
浅显 qiǎn xiǎn plain/clear/obvious
浅鲜 qiǎn xiǎn meager/slight
浅学 qiǎn xué shallow study/superficial/scant knowledge
浅易 qiǎn yì easy/simple/suitable for beginners
浅源地震 qiǎn yuán dì zhèn shallow earthquake (with epicenter less than 70 km deep)
深浅 shēn qiǎn deep or shallow/depth (of the sea)/limits of decorum
深入浅出 shēn rù qiǎn chū to explain a complicated subject matter in simple terms (idiom)/(of language) simple and easy to understand
受益匪浅 shòu yì fěi qiǎn to benefit (from)
眼皮子浅 yǎn pí zi qiǎn short-sighted
中途搁浅 zhōng tú gē qiǎn to run aground in mid-course/to run into difficulty and stop
资浅 zī qiǎn inexperienced/junior (employee etc)

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