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Meaning of 眼

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Total strokes: 11; Radical: ; Structure: 目 + 艮
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Pinyin: yǎn
English Definition: eye; small hole; crux (of a matter); Classifiers: ; classifier for big hollow things (wells, stoves, pots etc)
Chinese Definition:
①人和动物的视觉器官:眼睛。眼底。眼力。眼色。眼神。眼帘。眼目。眼疾手快。
②见识,对事物的看法:眼光远大。眼界开阔。
③孔洞,窟窿:炮眼。针眼儿。泉眼。
④关节,要点:节骨眼儿。字眼儿。
⑤戏曲中的节拍:一板三眼。
⑥当前:眼前利益。眼下。
⑦量词:一眼井。
⑧围棋术语,一方子中所留的空儿,在这个空儿中对方不能下成活棋。

Example Words:
眼光 [ yǎn guāng ]: gaze; insight; foresight; vision; way of looking at things
眼下 [ yǎn xià ]: now; at present; subocular (medicine)
眼神 [ yǎn shén ]: expression or emotion showing in one's eyes; meaningful glance; wink; eyesight (dialect)
耀眼 [ yào yǎn ]: to dazzle; dazzling
眼色 [ yǎn ]: signal made with one's eyes; meaningful glance