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Pronunciation : xiǎn
Meaning :
  1. a place difficult of access; a narrow pass. (n)
  2. dangerous; perilous. (adj)
  3. sinister; vicious. (adj)
  4. by inches; nearly. (adv)
Radical :
Strokes : 9
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 18%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
险恶
xiǎn ‘è
: dangerous; sinister
2.
保险
bǎo xiǎn
: insurance; safe
3.
风险
fēng xiǎn
: risk; hazard
4.
冒险
mào xiǎn
: adventure; hazard
5.
危险
wēi xiǎn
: dangerous; perilous
Sentences:
1. This lake is dangerous for swimmers.
zài zhè yóu yǒng hěn wēi xiǎn
: at
: this
: measure word
: lake
: inside
游泳 : swim
: very
危险 : dangerous
2. I would like to buy insurance.
xiǎng mǎi bǎo xiǎn
: I
: want to
: buy
保险 : insurance
3. John is an adventurous man.
yuē hàn shì huān mào xiǎn de rén
约翰 : John
: is
: measure word
喜欢 : like to
冒险 : adventure
: (particle) used after an attribute; to
: person
4. The child narrowly escaped drowning.
xiǎo hái xiǎn xiē bèi
: that
小孩 : child
险些 : nearly
: (particle) used to form a set phrase with a passive meaning
溺死 : drowning
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