Meaning of 闲

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(Trad.: 閑)
Pinyin: xián
English Definition: enclosure; (variant of ) idle; unoccupied; leisure
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A wooden fence with a door
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ mén ] gate, door, entrance, opening
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
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Example Words:
休闲 [ xiū xián ]: leisure; relaxation; not working; idle; to enjoy leisure; to lie fallow
闲话 [ xián huà ]: variant of 闲话 ; digression; gossip; complaint; scandal; Classifiers:
闲话 [ xián huà ]: casual conversation; chat; gossip; to talk about (whatever comes to mind)
闲置 [ xián zhì ]: to leave sth unused; to lie idle
闲谈 [ xián tán ]: to chat
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