Meaning of 镶

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(Trad.: 鑲)
Pinyin: xiāng
English Definition: to inlay; to embed; ridge; border
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 22; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ xiāng ] to aid, to help, to assist; to undress
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Example Words
镶嵌 xiāng qiàn to inlay; to embed; to set (e.g. a jewel in a ring); tiling; tesselation
镶金 xiāng jīn gilded; inlaid with gold
镶牙 xiāng to have a false tooth set in; denture
正镶白旗 zhèng xiāng bái Plain and Bordered White banner or Shuluun Hövööt Chagaan khoshuu in Xilin Gol league 锡林郭勒盟 , Inner Mongolia
镶黄旗 xiāng huáng Bordered Yellow banner or Hövööt Shar khoshuu in Xilin Gol league 锡林郭勒盟 , Inner Mongolia
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Example Sentences
The ring is set with a large diamond.