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:
  • Left to right
    • [ 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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