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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