jiān narrow; small


Used as component in : qián Made up of [ spear radical 62]; qiǎn
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 5 strokes.
Originally comprised of two spears, now one spear is suggested by a single extra stroke.

Related characters


Also uses component: chéng (to succeed) dài (to respect) huò (maybe) wǒ (I (me)) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wǔ (martial) zài (to carry) zàng (treasury) zhàn (to fight) zhǎo (to try to find)

Sounds same

jiān (difficult) jiān (between)

Different tone

jiǎn (scissors) jiàn (healthy) jiàn (see) jiàn jiàn (to establish) jiàn (gap) jiàn (arrow)

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