Meaning of 闰

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(Trad.: 閏)
Pinyin: rùn
English Definition: intercalary; an extra day or month inserted into the lunar or solar calendar (such as February 29)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (royal decree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ mén ] gate, door, entrance, opening
    • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
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Example Words
闰年 rùn nián leap year; (lunar calendar) year with a thirteen intercalary month
闰月 rùn yuè intercalary month in the lunar calendar; leap month
敖闰 áo rùn Dragon King of the West Sea, Ao Run, also Ao Ji (敖吉 )
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Example Sentences
But the leap second is a newcomer.
The last time a leap second was added was in the dying moments of 2005.
The technical problems caused by leap seconds ... are relatively minor.
Deciding when to introduce a leap second is the responsibility of the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service.
"I won the gold medal with a baby in the womb. I am very happy," said Gim custom match.