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:
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
三项 [ sān xiàng ]: three items; three events; three terms; tri-; trinomial, ternary (math.); triathlon (abbr. for 三项全能 )
分项 [ fēn xiàng ]: sub-item (of program)
十项 [ shí xiàng ]: ten items; decathlon (athletics)
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