Meaning of 拣

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(Trad.: 揀)
Pinyin: jiǎn
English Definition: to choose; to pick; to sort out; to pick up
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
挑拣 tiāo jiǎn to pick and choose; to select
拣选 jiǎn xuǎn to select; to sort out
挑三拣四 tiāo sān jiǎn to be picky; to be choosy
白拣 bái jiǎn a cheap choice; to choose sth that costs nothing
挑精拣肥 tiāo jīng jiǎn féi to pick and choose; to be picky (idiom)
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