线

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Pronunciation : xiàn
Meaning :
  1. thread; string; wire. (n)
  2. line. (n)
  3. used with numeral 一 before abstract things, indicating very little. (measure word)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 27.4%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
紫外线
zǐ wài xiàn
: ultraviolet radiation
2.
视线
shì xiàn
: line of vision
3.
路线
lù xiàn
: route
4.
棉线
mián xiàn
: cotton thread
5.
界线
jiè xiàn
: boundary line
6.
光线
guāng xiàn
: light
Sentences:
1. The police are on the hunt for further clues.
jǐng fāng zhèng jìn xún zhǎo xiàn suǒ
线
警方 : police side
: just (doing something)
进一步 : go a step further
寻找 : look for
线索 : clue
2. He drew a straight line on the paper.
zài zhǐ shàng huà le tiáo zhí xiàn
线
: he
: at
: paper
: on
: draw
: (particle) used after an action that has taken place
: one
: measure word
: straight
线 : line
3. She sat sewing by the window.
zuò zài chuānɡ kǒu zuò zhēn xiàn
线
: she
: sit
: by
窗口 : window
: do
针线 : needlework
4. There’s not enough light in this room.
zhè jiān zi guāng xiàn gòu
线
: this
: measure word
屋子 : house
光线 : light
: not
: enough
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