Meaning of 翩

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Pinyin: piān
English Definition: to fly fast
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wings) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ biǎn ] flat; board, sign, tablet
    • [ ] feather, plume; wings
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Example Words
翩翩 piān piān elegant; graceful; smart; to dance lightly
浮想联翩 xiǎng lián piān to let one's imagination roam
风度翩翩 fēng piān piān to be handsome and suave (idiom)
联翩 lián piān (literary) to come in quick succession; wave after wave
翩跹 piān xiān spry and lively (of dancing and movements)
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Example Sentences
Thoughts in the dream the memory of Pianfei, Pianfei.
Night comes; the black bats tumble and dart;
The old roof on the homing swallows Pianfei, twitter. Unknown spoke in whispers.
The music of the far-away summer flutters around the Autumn seeking its former nest.
They were imitating the look and actions of some spirits with floating long sleeves with superb skills.