qiǎn shallow

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, jiān narrow; small ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The water radical combined with 'thin' may suggest 'shallow' but 'thin' is also a rough phonetic
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses shuǐ component: fǎ (law) gǎng (harbor) hǎi (sea) hàn (chinese) hàn (perspiration) hé (river) hóng (flood) hú (lake) jiāng (river) jīn (ferry crossing) jiǔ (wine) mǎn (to fill) méi (have not) pào (bubble) qì (steam) qīng (clear) xǐ (to wash) yǎn (to develop) yú (fishing) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) zhōu (region)
Also uses jiān component: qián (money)

Different tone

qiān (thousand) qiān qián (money) qián (Heaven) qián qián (front) qiàn (yawn)

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Pronunciation

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