Meaning of 险

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(Trad.: 險)
Pinyin: xiǎn
English Definition: danger; dangerous; rugged
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hill) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
危险 [ wēi xiǎn ]: danger; dangerous
风险 [ fēng xiǎn ]: risk; hazard
保险 [ bǎo xiǎn ]: insurance; to insure; safe; secure; be sure; be bound to; Classifiers:
冒险 [ mào xiǎn ]: to take risks; to take chances; foray; adventure
险胜 [ xiǎn shèng ]: to win by a narrow margin; to barely win; narrow victory
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