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jiàn

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jiàn Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
jiàn | jian4
English translation
item
component
classifier for events, things, clothes etc
item, matter; component, part; measure word for events

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About jiàn

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Number of strokes

6

Traditional form

jiàn

Contains the radical

rén

Part of speech

Status morpheme / 状态语素 Zhuàngtài yǔsù

Learning hint

A man  rén dividing up a cow  Niú

Etymology of jiàn

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

亻牛

Explanation

The correspondence between the components rén (person) Niú (cow) and the character jiàn (item) is unclear.

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Example sentences using jiàn

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de 车子 chē zi 保养 bǎoyǎng hěn hǎo ,各种 gè zhǒng 机件 jī jiàn 状况 zhuàngkuàng jiā .

His car has been well maintained and is in excellent condition.

件事告诉 gàosu le ,真是 zhēn shi tài hǎo le .

It's too kind of you to have told me that.

条件 tiáojiàn dōu Xiāng tóng shí ,别的 bié de 孩子 háizi hǎo .

Under otherwise equal conditions he is better than other boys.

zài dìng 条件 tiáojiàn xià , 一件坏事 huài shì 可以 kěyǐ 导致 dǎozhì hǎo de 结果 jiēguǒ .

In given conditions, a bad thing can lead to good results.

hǎo , 已经 yǐjīng 决定 juédìng mǎi 这件夹克衫 le . 多少 duōshǎo Qián ?

OK, I have decided on buying the jacket. How much is it?

Words with jiàn

Explore 25 words and sayings that include the Chinese character jiàn in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
jiàn item jiàn
条件 tiáojiàn condition條件
事件 shìjiàn event事件 shìjiàn
文件 wénjiàn document文件 wénjiàn
案件 ànjiàn case案件 ànjiàn
软件 ruǎnjiàn (computer) software軟件
邮件 yóu jiàn mail郵件
证件 zhèngjiàn papers證件
硬件 yìngjiàn hardware硬件 yìngjiàn
零件 língjiàn part零件 língjiàn
信件 xìn jiàn letter (sent by mail)信件 xìn jiàn
配件 pèi jiàn part配件 pèi jiàn
部件 bù jiàn part部件 bù jiàn
零部件 líng bù jiàn spare part零部件 líng bù jiàn
复印件 fù yìn jiàn photocopy複印件
无条件 wú tiáo jiàn unconditional無條件
附件 fùjiàn enclosure附件 fùjiàn
电子邮件 diànzǐyóujiàn email電子郵件
文件夹 wén jiàn jiā folder文件夾
稿件 gǎojiàn manuscript稿件 gǎojiàn
原件 yuán jiàn the original原件 yuán jiàn
元件 yuán jiàn element元件 yuán jiàn
物件 wù jiàn object物件 wù jiàn
组件 zǔ jiàn module組件
器件 qì jiàn device器件 qì jiàn

jiàn Decomposition & Compounds

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jiàn Decomposition

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