Meaning of 涅

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Pinyin: niè
English Definition: to blacken; abbr. for 涅槃
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Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
涅槃 niè pán nirvana (Buddhism)
康涅狄格州 kāng niè zhōu Connecticut, US state
涅瓦河 niè Nyeva or Neva River (through St Petersburg)
涅磐 niè pán variant of 涅槃
沃罗涅日 luó niè Voronezh, city in the southwest of European Russia
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Example Sentences
After two unsuccessful attempts at rectangular mazes on some graph paper that Cobb quickly and easily solves with a pencil, Ariadne turns the paper over and draws a spiral design on the blank page.
The Lascaux caves, in the Dordogne region of France, may have the answer. There you can see a painting of a red cow with a black head high on one of the walls.
Bartenev says he asked the captain to put them ashore at the nearest port - but the request was refused without explanation.
Ultimately, the key to film nirvana, whether delivered by DVD or streamed over the Internet, can be as simple as cracking an equation.
This adherence to its roots is very similar to Nirvana as their career was about making music and not catering to the industry.