Meaning of 窄

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Pinyin: zhǎi
English Definition: narrow; narrow-minded; badly off
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cave) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ xué ] cave, den, hole
    • [ zhà ] first time, for the first time, suddenly
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Example Words
狭窄 xiá zhǎi narrow
宽窄 kuān zhǎi width; breadth
窄狭 zhǎi xiá see 狭窄
冤家路窄 yuān jiā zhǎi lit. enemies on a narrow road (idiom); fig. an inevitable clash between opposing factions
窄巷 zhǎi xiàng narrow alley; narrow street
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