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Meaning of 狹

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(Simplified: 狭)
Pinyin: xiá
English Definition: narrow; narrow-minded
Chinese Definition:
①窄,不寬闊,與“廣”相對:狹窄。狹長。狹隘。偏狹。狹邪(指小街曲巷娼妓居住的地方。亦作“狹斜”)。
②窄廣。
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (dog) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Words
狹窄 xiá zhǎi narrow
狹隘 xiá ài narrow; tight; narrow minded; lacking in experience
狹小 xiá xiǎo narrow
狹義 xiá narrow sense; restricted sense
狹長 xiá cháng long and narrow
More: 狹* | *狹 | *狹*
Example Sentences
1
I had become narrow and short-sighted at my desk.
2
The streets were narrower and noisier back then than they are now.
3
The roads there are quite narrow and not easy to navigate.
4
Young people often have narrow horizons and need to continually broaden their vision.
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This aircraft can take off and land vertically, making it very suitable for use in urban confined spaces.