Meaning of 侠

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(Trad.: 俠)
Pinyin: xiá
English Definition: knight-errant; brave and chivalrous; hero; heroic
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (person) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ jiā ] to support; to be wedged between
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Example Words
武侠 xiá martial arts chivalry (Chinese literary, theatrical and cinema genre); knight-errant
侠客 xiá chivalrous person; knight-errant
侠义 xiá chivalrous; chivalry; knight-errantry
大侠 xiá knight; swordsman; noble warrior; chivalrous hero
游侠 yóu xiá knight-errant
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Example Sentences
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