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ㄐㄧㄢ ˋ

jiàn

sword

剑 is a 9 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as jiàn in the fourth tone.

In traditional Chinese the characters or may be used instead.

It is made up of the components (all) and (knife).

  • ㄐㄧㄢ ˋ

    jiàn

    sword

    • ㄑㄧㄢ

      qiān

      all

    • ㄉㄠ

      dāo

      knife

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ALL the little KNIVES wanted to grow up to be a big sword.
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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 剑

Definitions for 剑 pronounced as jiàn

  • double-edged sword
  • CL:口[kou3],把[ba3]
  • classifier for blows of a sword
  • variant of 劍|剑[jian4]

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