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ㄑㄧㄢ ˊ



钱 is a 10 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as qián in the second tone.

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (gold) and (little).

  • ㄑㄧㄢ ˊ



    • ㄐㄧㄣ



    • ㄐㄧㄢ



3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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money is equal to little piece of gold
by shahabshahab

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Even a little gold is worth money.
by andreblang

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By saving a LITTLE GOLD here and there, you will eventually have a large amount of money.
by Green44

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We found 1 pronunciation for 钱

Definitions for 钱 pronounced as qián

  • surname Qian
  • coin
  • money
  • CL:筆|笔[bi3]
  • unit of weight, one tenth of a tael 兩|两[liang3]


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