Meaning of 潜

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(Trad.: 潛)
Pinyin: qián
English Definition: hidden; secret; latent; to hide; to conceal; to submerge; to dive
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shuǐ ] water
    • [ ] to change, to replace, to substitute for
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Example Words:
潜力 [ qián ]: potential; capacity
潜在 [ qián zài ]: hidden; potential; latent
潜艇 [ qián tǐng ]: submarine
潜心 [ qián xīn ]: to concentrate fully on sth; single-minded
潜能 [ qián néng ]: potential; hidden capability
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