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线
Pronunciation
Mandarin xiàn
Cantonese (Jyutping)sin3
Meaning
Definition line, thread, wire; clue
Character Rank
Simplified542
常用字表430
Common Words With This Character  
路线lùxiànitinerary; route; political line (e.g. right revisionist road)
光线guāngxiànlight ray; light; illumination; lighting (for a photograph)
战线zhànxiànbattle line; battlefront; front
线路xiànlùline; circuit; wire; road; railway track; bus route
界线jièxiànlimits; bounds; dividing line
电线diànxiànwire; power cord
Related Characters
Traditional Script
Historical Variant
Same Structure & Phonetic Component(Sign-in required)
Computer Encoding
Unicode U+7EBF
GB2312CFDF
Input Method Codes
Cangjievmij
Four Corner2315
WuBi 86xgt xgy
WuBi 98xgay
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