Meaning of 敏

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Pinyin: mǐn
English Definition: quick; nimble; agile; clever; smart
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (strike) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ měi ] each, every
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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Example Words
敏感 mǐn gǎn sensitive; susceptible
敏锐 mǐn ruì keen; sharp; acute
敏捷 mǐn jié nimble; quick; shrewd
灵敏 líng mǐn smart; clever; sensitive; keen; quick; sharp
过敏 guò mǐn oversensitive; allergic; allergy
More: 敏* | *敏 | *敏*
Example Sentences
'If you want to ask for edification on these things of moment, there's a very earnest good man going to preach a charity-sermon to-day in the parish you are going to - Mr Clare of Emminster.
Where I had the operation,the skin has become completely desensitized.
A quartz wristwatch, by comparison, is sensitive to about a millionth of a degree, or 10-6 degrees.
Given the desensitization effect on most male subjects, researchers found that they quickly required higher levels of stimulation to achieve the same level of arousal.
"When we catch them and beat them up to put them back on the right track, they denounce us at the police, " he added.