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ㄐㄧㄢ

jiān

between

间 is a 7 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as jiān in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as jiàn.

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (gate) and (sun).

  • ㄐㄧㄢ

    jiān

    between

    • ㄇㄣ ˊ

      mén

      gate

    • ˋ

      sun

11 stories have been written about this character — see all
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inbetween the gate, the sun is shining through
by jilly

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The gate is between me and the sun.
by rfgatoloai1124

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the sun gate keeps us out because the last time a human came in a war broke out between the gods.
by CLTCCarly

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the gate between the houses was hot, due to the heat produced by the sun.
by CLTCJamil

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Right now I am between the gate and the sun shining on me
by cltcAlexander

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 间

jiān
jiàn

Definitions for 间 pronounced as jiān

  • between
  • among
  • within a definite time or space
  • room
  • section of a room or lateral space between two pairs of pillars
  • classifier for rooms

Definitions for 间 pronounced as jiàn

  • gap
  • to separate
  • to thin out (seedlings)
  • to sow discontent

Vocabulary

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Collections

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