Meaning of 巅

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(Trad.: 巔)
Pinyin: diān
English Definition: summit
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 19; Radical:
Ideographic: The top of a mountain ; also provides the pronunciation
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Example Words
巅峰 diān fēng summit; apex; pinnacle (of one's career etc); peak (of a civilization etc)
山巅 shān diān summit
阆风巅 láng fēng diān Langfeng Mountain; same as Langyuan 阆苑 paradise, home of the immortals in verse and legends
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Example Sentences
Their yell at the top of the world seems to Sal something that calls for a replacement; it calls for some other prophet to come walking ragged towards them and make them fall silent with his word.
They stood on top of the hill, drinking in the beauty of the garden city.
I see Don Juan in a cell of one of those Spanish monasteries lost on a hilltop.
Well, I, for one, expect Microsoft to continue its slow decline from the top of the computer industry.
Spain' s name will be on the top of the world for the next four years.