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ㄐㄧㄢ ˇ

jiǎn

scissors

剪 is an 11 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as jiǎn in the third tone.

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

  • ㄐㄧㄢ ˇ

    jiǎn

    scissors

    • ㄑㄧㄢ ˊ

      qián

      front

    • ㄉㄠ

      dāo

      knife

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scissors are two knives attached to each other. I use this pair to cut the weeds in my front lawn every month.
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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 剪

Definitions for 剪 pronounced as jiǎn

  • surname Jian
  • scissors
  • shears
  • clippers
  • CL:把[ba3]
  • to cut with scissors
  • to trim
  • to wipe out or exterminate

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