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moat around a city
塹 is a 14 stroke, traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as qiàn in the fourth tone.
In simplified Chinese the character 堑 is used.
It is made up of the components 斬 (to behead) and 土 (earth).
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We found 1 pronunciation for 塹
Definitions for 塹 pronounced as qiàn
- moat around a city
The most common words for 塹 — see all
- Fall into the moat and you'll be wiser next time (idiom); One only learns from one's mistakes.
- trench, rift valley
- Great East African rift valley