Meaning of 隘

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Pinyin: ài
English Definition: pass; defile; narrow; confined; in distress
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hill) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] place, town, city
    • [ ] to profit, to benefit; advantage
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Example Words:
狭隘 [ xiá ài ]: narrow; tight; narrow minded; lacking in experience
心胸狭隘 [ xīn xiōng xiá ài ]: narrow; petty-minded
要隘 [ yào ài ]: strategic pass
关隘 [ guān ài ]: mountain pass
隘口 [ ài kǒu ]: narrow mountain pass; defile
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