Meaning of 健

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Pinyin: jiàn
English Definition: healthy; to invigorate; to strengthen; to be good at; to be strong in
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: Someone who can build things; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ jiàn ] to build, to erect; to establish, to found
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Example Words
健康 jiàn kāng health; healthy
健全 jiàn quán robust; sound
健身 jiàn shēn to exercise; to keep fit; to work out; physical exercise
保健 bǎo jiàn health protection; health care; to maintain in good health
稳健 wěn jiàn firm; stable and steady
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Example Sentences
When we are in buoyant health, death is all but unimaginable. We seldom think of it.
Lemon is highly alkaline, cough, phlegm, fluid and spleen, and the body's blood circulation and can play a catalytic role in calcium absorption.
Apply the method of tonifying kidney and spleen clearing lung and phlegm to 36 cases, compared with 32 cases purely with western medicine.
I bet that he forgot the forged alphabetical targets.
Part of the spleen Qi and prescription drugs can enhance the body monocytes - macrophage system, the body to promote non-specific immune function and enhance cellular immunity and humoral immunity.