Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄑㄧㄢ
Mandarin (Pinyin): qiān
Definitions:
  1. to seize

  2. to pull

  3. to hold up the hem of clothes


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Chinese characters used in this word

take, hoist, pull out, shrink, extract, seize, pluck up
Readings
Mandarin: ㄑㄧㄢ (qiān)
Cantonese: hin1
Japanese: ケン (ken) / と.る (toru)、 ぬ.く (nuku)
Korean: 건 (geon)
Vietnamese: khiên
Variants
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