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Meaning of 浅

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(Trad.: 淺)
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin: qiǎn

    English Definition: shallow; light (color)
    Chinese Definition:
    ①从表面到底或外面到里面距离小的,与“深”相对:深浅。浅滩。浅海。屋子进深浅。
    ②不久,时间短:年代浅。
    ③程度不深的:这篇文章很浅。浅薄。浅尝。浅见。浅近。浅陋。
    ④颜色淡薄:浅红。浅淡。
    ⑤深。

    Example Words:
    深浅 [ shēn qiǎn ]: deep or shallow; depth (of the sea); limits of decorum
    浅海 [ qiǎn hǎi ]: shallow sea; sea less than 200 meters deep
    中途搁浅 [ zhōng qiǎn ]: to run aground in mid-course; to run into difficulty and stop
    交情匪浅 [ jiāo qíng fěi qiǎn ]: to be very close; to understand each other
    交浅言深 [ jiāo qiǎn yán shēn ]: to talk intimately while being comparative strangers (idiom)
  • Pinyin: jiān

    English Definition: sound of moving water
    Chinese Definition:
    ①(浅浅)流水声。
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