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
They know their city is back on top, where it belongs.
They stood on top of the hill, drinking in the beauty of the garden city.
Our forebears did the heavy lifting to put our economy on top of the world.
Spain' s name will be on the top of the world for the next four years.
I see Don Juan in a cell of one of those Spanish monasteries lost on a hilltop.