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Meaning of 珍

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Pinyin: zhēn
English Definition: precious thing; treasure; culinary delicacy; rare; valuable; to value highly
Chinese Definition:
①珠玉等宝物:珍宝。珍珠。奇珍异宝。席珍待聘(“席珍”,坐席上的宝石,喻怀才待用)。
②宝贵的,贵重的:珍贵。珍奇。珍稀。珍闻。珍玩(贵重的供赏玩的东西)。
③重视,爱惜:珍视。珍爱。珍重(zhòng)。珍存。珍藏(cáng)。
④精美的食物:珍羞(亦作“珍馐”)。八珍。

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (jade) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
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Example Words
珍贵 zhēn guì precious
珍惜 zhēn to treasure; to value; to cherish
珍珠 zhēn zhū pearl; Classifiers:
珍视 zhēn shì to place great importance on; to treasure
珍藏 zhēn cáng collection; to collect (valuables)
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