Meaning of 玷

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Pinyin: diàn
English Definition: blemish; disgrace; flaw in jade
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (jade) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • [ zhàn ] to divine; to observe; to versify
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Example Words
玷污 diàn to stain; to sully; to tarnish
玷辱 diàn to dishonor; to disgrace
瑕玷 xiá diàn blemish; flaw
自取玷羞 diàn xiū to bring disgrace on oneself (idiom)
自取玷辱 diàn to bring disgrace on oneself (idiom)
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Example Sentences
It is here within my Immaculate Heart I call you.
Pray that Mary Immaculate may reign in our hearts.
So Gaozong ordered "both the jade wind initiatives, and appropriate cut-off."
But with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb unspotted and undefiled.
It is during this time that those consecrated to the Flame of My Immaculate Heart will be protected. These souls will be the light in the midst of darkness.