谦虚

谦虚 qiānxū

谦虚 qiānxū Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 3 English Translations of the word 谦虚 qiānxū .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
qiānxū | qian1 xu1
English translation
modest
self-effacing
to make modest remarks

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Traditional form

謙虛

Part of speech

Adjective / 形容词 xíng róng cí Xíngróng cí
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Etymology of 谦虚 qiānxū

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qiān

Type

pictophonetic

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. yán represents the meaning and jiān represents the sound. Simplified form of qiān .

Phonetic compound

jiān

Semantic compound

yán

Positional decomposition

讠兼

Number of Strokes

12

Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

虍业

Number of Strokes

11

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Example sentences using 谦虚 qiānxū

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rén suī qióng , què 表现 biǎoxiàn chū 天生 tiānshēng de 谦虚有.

The man, though poor, showed an inbred courtesy.

虽然 suīrán 贺龙 Hè Lóng 性格 xìnggé 急躁 jízào , 但是 dànshì hěn 谦虚 qiānxū .

Although he is impetuous, Ho Lung is very humble.

谦虚 qiānxū de rén 决不 jué bù kuā 自己 zìjǐ de 功劳 gōngláo .

A modest man will never boast of his merits.

表面 biǎomiàn 谦虚 qiānxū 骨子里 gǔ zi lǐ 目中无人 mù zhōng wú rén 。”说道 shuō dào

"Your modesty is a cover for your overweening conceit," she said.

shì 幸运 xìngyùn de rén běn 不配如此 rú cǐ 幸运 xìngyùn ,”谦虚 qiānxū 地说

"I'm a lucky man, undeservedly lucky," he said humbly.

谦虚 qiānxū Decomposition

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谦虚 qiānxū Compounds

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