Meaning of 辖

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(Trad.: 轄)
Pinyin: xiá
English Definition: to govern; to control; having jurisdiction over; linchpin of a wheel (archaic); noise of a barrow
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cart) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ chē ] cart, vehicle; to move in a cart
    • [ hài ] to injure, to harm; to destroy, to kill
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Example Words
直辖市 zhí xiá shì municipality, namely: Beijing 北京 , Tianjin 天津 , Shanghai 上海 and Chongqing 重庆 , the first level administrative subdivision; province level city; also called directly governed city
辖区 xiá administrative region
管辖 guǎn xiá to administer; to have jurisdiction (over)
下辖 xià xiá administered by; under the rule of
直辖 zhí xiá to govern directly
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Example Sentences
Not for that we have dominion over your faith, but are helpers of your joy: for by faith ye stand.
And whenever I left one customs territory and reached the next, I would already be expected by staff there. One customs officer even asked if he could accompany me.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a UN agency, has approved a new development-oriented agenda that takes into account the needs of developing countries.
I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them.
And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.