Meaning of 疆

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Pinyin: jiāng
English Definition: border; boundary
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 19; Radical:
Ideographic: A bow and arrow used to defend a border ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • Surround from upper right
      • [ gōng ] bow; curved, arched
      • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ jiāng ] boundary, border
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Example Words
新疆 xīn jiāng Xinjiang; Uighur autonomous region 新疆维吾尔自治区
边疆 biān jiāng border area; borderland; frontier; frontier region
疆域 jiāng territory
疆场 jiāng chǎng battlefield
封疆 fēng jiāng border region; regional general acting as governor (in Ming and Qing times)
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Example Sentences
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