Meaning of 嫌

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Pinyin: xián
English Definition: to dislike; suspicion; resentment; enmity; abbr. for 嫌犯 , criminal suspect
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (woman) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] woman, girl; female
    • [ jiān ] both, and; at the same time; to unite, to combine
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Example Words
嫌疑人 xián rén a suspect
涉嫌 shè xián to be a suspect (in a crime); to be suspected of
嫌疑 xián suspicion; to have suspicions
嫌弃 xián to regard with disdain; to shun
嫌疑犯 xián fàn a suspect
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