Meaning of 诠

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(Trad.: 詮)
Pinyin: quán
English Definition: to explain; to comment; to annotate
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ quán ] whole, entire, complete; to preserve
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Example Words
诠释 quán shì to interpret; to comment and explain; to annotate; to perform (i.e. interpret a theatrical role); to decode; interpretation; annotation
诠注 quán zhù notes and commentary; exegesis
诠释学 quán shì xué hermeneutics
真诠 zhēn quán to explain truly (esp. of classic or religious text); true commentary; correct exegesis
诠释资料 quán shì liào metadata
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Example Sentences
Like beauty, it is not of the measure of words.
This is where age and maturity enter.
A kind of statement thinks this "annotating vulgar festival" frm India of custom.
You're here to understand suffering, not to over-interpret what you experience.
This indemnity shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong.