Meaning of 疆

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Pinyin: jiāng
English Definition: border; boundary
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 19; Radical:
Ideographic: A bow and arrow used to defend a border ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • Surround from upper right
      • [ gōng ] bow; curved, arched
      • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ jiāng ] boundary, border
Similar Characters:
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 疆
Example Words
新疆 xīn jiāng Xinjiang; Uighur autonomous region 新疆维吾尔自治区
边疆 biān jiāng border area; borderland; frontier; frontier region
疆域 jiāng territory
疆场 jiāng chǎng battlefield
封疆 fēng jiāng border region; regional general acting as governor (in Ming and Qing times)
More: 疆* | *疆 | *疆*
Example Sentences
The audiences indicated their determination to continue to support Xinjiang's development and fulfill the trust of the Party and the people.
But Azerbaijan has oil, so some have learnt how to spell its name, some have sought it out on the map, but few still care about it apart from the petrodollars that can be earned from it.
This helps explain why Chinese leaders act more like people under siege than like people on an expansionist warpath.
Q: Over the last few days, foreign journalists have been repeatedly detained. Today some foreign journalists in Xinjiang were also detained.
At the 19 booths of organizations which provide aid for Xinjiang, he extended warm greetings to the carders who had come to Xinjiang from Beijing and other places for aid purposes.