Meaning of 喧

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Pinyin: xuān
English Definition: clamor; noise
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ xuān ] to proclaim, to declare, to announce; surname
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Example Words
喧嚣 xuān xiāo to clamor; to make noise
喧闹 xuān nào to make a noise; noisy
喧哗 xuān huá hubbub; clamor; to make a racket
锣鼓喧天 luó xuān tiān deafening sound of gongs and drums (idiom)
喧宾夺主 xuān bīn duó zhǔ lit. the voice of the guest overwhelms that of the host (idiom); fig. a minor player upstages the main attraction; minor details obscure the main point; the sauce is better than the fish
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Example Sentences
It is prohibited to make noise at the entrance of the school.
Loud noise in public places is not allowed.
I want to live in the suburb, away from the city's hustle.
People are warned not to make loud noise in public places.
He enjoys remote mountain areas, far from the hustle and bustle of the city.