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Meaning of 贱

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(Trad.: 賤)
Pinyin: jiàn
English Definition: inexpensive; lowly; despicable; (bound form) (humble) my
Chinese Definition:
①价钱低,与“贵”相对:贱卖。贱价。
②旧时指地位卑下:贱民。贫贱。卑贱。微贱。
③谦辞,旧称与自己有关的:贱姓。贱躯。贱内(妻子)。
④骂人的话:贱人。
⑤指撒娇或不尊重、不知好歹:这孩子又和妈贱。犯贱。
⑥轻视:“常人贵远贱近,向声背实”。
Antonyms:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: Costing little money ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ bèi ] sea shell; money, currency
    • [ jiān ] small, narrow; tiny, little
Similar Characters: 线
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Example Words
下贱 xià jiàn humble; lowly; depraved; contemptible
贵贱 guì jiàn noble and lowly; high versus low social hierarchy of ruler to people, father to son, husband to wife in Confucianism
贫贱 pín jiàn poor and lowly
卑贱 bēi jiàn lowly; mean and low
贱卖 jiàn mài to sell cheaply; sacrifice; low price; discount sale
More: 贱* | *贱 | *贱*
Example Sentences
1
Be it dear or cheap, we shall take it.
2
We cannot transubstantiate base metals into gold.
3
We didn' t have a kitchen in our first apartment and ate out almost every night at hot pot restaurants both cheap and pricey.
4
Many other precious and base metal deposits as well as industrial mineral deposits also are highlighted in the newly released reports.
5
It is impossible to transmute base metals into gold.