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Meaning of 检

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(Trad.: 檢)
Pinyin: jiǎn
English Definition: to check; to examine; to inspect; to exercise restraint
Chinese Definition:
①查:检查。检测。检讨。检举。检校(jiào)。检修。检索。检察。
②注意约束(言行):检点(a.注意约束言行,如“参加宴会时连吃带拿,太不检检了”;b.查看是否符合,如“把行李检检一遍”)。失检。
③古代官名,掌修国史,位次编修。
④姓氏。

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ qiān ] all, together, unanimous
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Example Words
检查 jiǎn chá inspection; to examine; to inspect; Classifiers:
检验 jiǎn yàn to inspect; to examine; to test
检测 jiǎn to detect; to test; detection; sensing
检察 jiǎn chá to inspect; (law) to prosecute; to investigate
检察院 jiǎn chá yuàn prosecutor's office; procuratorate
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