xiǎn danger; dangerous; rugged

Made up of [ 'left ear'; 'right of mound' radical 170]


Consists of 'mound' or 'wall' with a phonetic element 'xian' to mean a narrow passage and hence 'danger'

Related characters

Using : jì (border) líng (mound) suí (Sui) yuàn (courtyard) á (what?) zǔ (to hinder) fáng (to protect)

Different tone

xiān (fresh) xiān (first) xián xián (to stay idle) xiàn (to appear)

< Previous xián Next xiàn >


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rù to enter; to go into; to join


Representation of an arrow head, with the meaning an arrow 'entering' flesh to create a wound


Index 11 used in: used in: quán (all)
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