Meaning of 项

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(Trad.: 項)
Pinyin: xiàng
English Definition: back of neck; item; thing; term (in a mathematical formula); sum (of money); classifier for principles, items, clauses, tasks, research projects etc
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (head) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • labor, work; laborer, worker
    • page, sheet, leaf
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Example Words:
事项 [ shì xiàng ]: matter; item
项目 [ xiàng ]: item; project; (sports) event; Classifiers:
项链 [ xiàng liàn ]: necklace; Classifiers:
四项基本原则 [ xiàng běn yuán ]: the Four Cardinal Principles enunciated by Deng Xiaoping 邓小平 in 1979: to uphold the socialist road, the dictatorship of the proletariat, the leadership of the CPC, and Maoism and Marxism-Leninism
专项 [ zhuān xiàng ]: special; dedicated
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