Meaning of 宪

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(Trad.: 憲)
Pinyin: xiàn
English Definition: statute; constitution
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (roof) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [gàimian2] roof; house
    • [ xiān ] first, former, previous
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Example Words:
宪法 [ xiàn ]: constitution (of a country); Classifiers:
修宪 [ xiū xiàn ]: to amend the constitution
宪兵 [ xiàn bīng ]: military police
宪章 [ xiàn zhāng ]: charter
立宪 [ xiàn ]: to set up a constitution
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