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phonetic map : 兼 jian

Posted by goulnik January 10, 2009 in the Group General Discussion.

@ 兼

jian
jiān to pick up sth. with chopsticks
jiān concurrently; both / double; twice
兼得 jiāndé to have both at the same time
兼容 jiānróng compatible
兼程 jiānchéng to travel at double speed
jiān fine silk
缣帛 jiānbó
jiān .
鹣鲽 jiāndié a devoted couple
鲽鹣 diéjiān harmonious and affectionate couple
lian
lián honest and upright; cheap
廉洁 liánjié honest and clean; incorruptible
廉价 liánjià low-priced; cheap
lián sickle
镰刀 liándāo
开镰 kāilián to start harvesting
lián lower leg; shank
臁疮 liánchuāng ulcer on the shank
lián .
蜚蠊 fěilián cockroach
lián long hair and beard
鬑鬑 liánlián to have sparse hair on the temples
xian
xián to dislike; mind / suspicion; ill will
嫌疑 xiányí suspicion / to suspect
嫌怨 xiányuàn to grudge; resent(ment)
qian
qiān modest
谦虚 qiānxū modest; unassuming
谦让 qiānràng to modestly decline
过谦 guòqiān too modest
qiàn apology **
抱歉 bàoqiàn to be sorry
歉意 qiànyì apology; regret
qiān .
颊嗛 jiáqiān cheek-pouch
qiàn to regret; resent
慊慊 qiànqiàn resentful and discontented
zhuan
* zhuàn (to make a) profit; gain
包赚 bāozhuàn (to) guarantee(d) profits
赚取 zhuànqǔ to earn; make a profit
zuan
* zuàn to cheat; trick into doing sth.
赚弄 zuànnong to deceive; hoax; kid
赚人 zuànrén to deceive; humbug


** even thouh 歉 has 兼 as phonetic and 欠 (qiàn) as signific, 欠 is better phonetic in this case

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