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Meaning of 娴

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(Trad.: 嫻)
Pinyin: xián
English Definition: elegant; refined; to be skilled at
Chinese Definition:
①熟练:娴习。娴熟。娴于辞令。
②文雅:娴丽。娴都(文雅美丽)。娴淑(文雅美好)。娴雅。娴静。
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (woman) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] woman, girl; female
    • [ xián ] fence, guard; to defend; idle time
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Example Words
娴熟 xián shú adept; skilled
娴静 xián jìng gentle and refined
娴雅 xián refined; graceful; elegant; serene
娴雅斯文 xián wén quiet and gentle (idiom)
针线娴熟 zhēn xiàn xián shú to be a deft hand with a needle (idiom)
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Example Sentences
1
She is a tranquil maiden.
2
Although the mountain Chunling like water, but still contributed to the mountain and water Shuxian marriage.
3
With the humility characteristic of her Chinese heritage, Jung had recognized she needed a fresh perspective.
4
More details about Andrea can be found in the US News and World Report article attached. However, I add here some notes of personal knowledge.
5
Advised me to every one of the words, never mixed with excitement , can let me sad tears.