Meaning of 解

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Ideographic: To cut the horns off of an ox ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ jiǎo ] angle, corner; horn, horn-shaped
    • Above to below
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  • Pinyin: jiě

    English Definition: to divide; to break up; to split; to separate; to dissolve; to solve; to melt; to remove; to untie; to loosen; to open; to emancipate; to explain; to understand; to know; a solution; a dissection
    Example Words:
    解决 [ jiě jué ]: to settle (a dispute); to resolve; to solve; to dispose of; to dispatch
    了解 [ liǎo jiě ]: to understand; to realize; to find out
    理解 [ jiě ]: to comprehend; to understand; comprehension; understanding
    解释 [ jiě shì ]: explanation; to explain; to interpret; to resolve; Classifiers:
    缓解 [ huǎn jiě ]: to bring relief; to alleviate (a crisis); to dull (a pain)
    More: 解* | *解 | *解*
  • Pinyin: jiè

    English Definition: to transport under guard
  • Pinyin: xiè

    English Definition: surname Xie; acrobatic display (esp. on horseback) (old); variant of (old)
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