Meaning of 衔

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(Trad.: 銜)
Pinyin: xián
English Definition: bit (of a bridle); to hold in the mouth; to harbor (feelings); to link; to accept; rank; title
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Overlaid
    • [ xíng ] to go, to walk, to move; professional
    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
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Example Words:
衔接 [ xián jiē ]: to join together; to combine
头衔 [ tóu xián ]: title; rank; appellation
军衔 [ jūn xián ]: army rank; military rank
领衔 [ lǐng xián ]: leading (role); heading list of signatories; leading actors (in a show); starring
官衔 [ guān xián ]: title; official rank
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