Meaning of 玄

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Pinyin: xuán
English Definition: black; mysterious
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Total strokes: 5; Radical:
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玄机 xuán profound theory (in Daoism and Buddhism); mysterious principles
玄虚 xuán deceitful trick; mystery; unfathomable
故弄玄虚 nòng xuán deliberately mystifying; to make sth unnecessarily complicated
玄妙 xuán miào mysterious; profound; abstruse
玄武 xuán Black Tortoise (the seven mansions of the north sky); (in Daoism) God of the north sky
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