Meaning of 遣

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Pinyin: qiǎn
English Definition: to dispatch; to send; to dispel
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ chuò ] to walk; walking
    • Above to below
      • Above to below
        • [ zhōng ] central; center, middle; amidst; to hit (target), to attain; China; Chinese
        • [ ] one; a, an; alone
      • [ ] according to, for, with; to use
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Example Words
派遣 pài qiǎn to send (on a mission); to dispatch
消遣 xiāo qiǎn to while the time away; amusement; pastime; recreation; to make sport of
遣送 qiǎn sòng to send away; to deport; to repatriate
遣返 qiǎn fǎn to repatriate (e.g. prisoners of war); to send back
调遣 diào qiǎn to dispatch; to assign; a dispatch
More: 遣* | *遣 | *遣*
Example Sentences
He diverts himself with chess and billiards.
Watching movies is my favorite pastime.
They sent a team of scientists to observe natural phenomena there.
In order to promote harmonious consultation, government departments often send professionals to mediate.