Meaning of 淀

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(Trad.: 澱)
Pinyin: diàn
English Definition: shallow water; sediment; precipitate
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shuǐ ] water
    • [ dìng ] to decide, to fix, to settle; to order; definite, fixed, sure
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Example Words:
沉淀 [ chén diàn ]: to settle; to precipitate (solid sediment out of a solution)
淀粉 [ diàn fěn ]: starch; amylum C6H10O5
沉淀物 [ chén diàn ]: precipitate; solid sediment
海淀 [ hǎi diàn ]: Haidian inner district of northeast Beijing, includes Peking University, Tsinghua University 清华大学
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