xiǎn danger; dangerous; rugged

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

Note

Consists of 'mound' or 'wall' with a phonetic element 'xian' to mean a narrow passage and hence 'danger'
Number of strokes: 10

Related characters


Also uses component: á (what?) fáng (to protect) jì (border) líng (mound) suí (Sui) yáng (yang) yīn (yin) yuàn (courtyard) zǔ (to hinder)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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