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Meaning of 煎

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Pinyin: jiān
English Definition: to pan fry; to sauté
Chinese Definition:
①熬:煎药。煎熬。
②烹饪方法,把食物放在少量的热油里弄熟:煎鱼。
③量词,指中药煎汁的次数:头煎。二煎。
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (fire) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
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Example Words
煎熬 jiān áo to suffer; to torture; to torment; ordeal; suffering; torture; torment
煎饼 jiān bǐng jianbing, a savory Chinese crêpe; pancake; Classifiers:
熬煎 áo jiān suffering; torture
煎炒 jiān chǎo to lightly fry
煎炸油 jiān zhá yóu frying oil
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Example Sentences
1
Do you ever fry dumplings?
2
She loves pan-fried perch.
3
She made Chinese pancakes for breakfast at home.
4
The pan-fried dumplings and roasted duck box lunch at this restaurant are very tasty.
5
I like to add ham pieces to my fried eggs, it makes them taste better.