Meaning of 询

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(Trad.: 詢)
Pinyin: xún
English Definition: to ask about; to inquire about
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ xún ] ten-day period; period of time
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Example Words
咨询 xún to consult; to seek advice; consultation; (sales) inquiry (formal)
询问 xún wèn to inquire
查询 chá xún to check; to inquire; to consult (a document etc); inquiry; query
质询 zhì xún to question; to enquire; interrogatory
征询 zhēng xún to consult; to query; to solicit opinion
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Example Sentences
He is qualified to work as a psychological counselor.
Direct inquiry is more effective than implication
I want to check the price of the air ticket.
Please consult a lawyer regarding legal issues.
I need to inquire about how to apply for a passport.