qiǎn shallow

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, jiān narrow; small ]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 8 strokes.
The water radical combined with 'thin' may suggest 'shallow' but 'thin' is also a rough phonetic

Related characters


Also uses shuǐ component: bō (wave) fǎ (law) gǎng (harbor) hǎi (sea) hàn (perspiration) hàn (chinese) hé (river) hóng (flood) hú (lake) huó (to live) jì (to cross a river) jiāng (river) jīn (ferry crossing) jiǔ (wine) mǎn (to fill) méi (have not) pào (bubble) qì (steam) qīng (clear) shè (to wade) 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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