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English Definitionaccompanied by one's dependents; encumbered by wife and children
Simplified Script携眷
Traditional Script攜眷
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄝˊ ㄐㄩㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kwai4gyun3
Word Decomposition
xiéto carry; to take along; to bring along; to hold (hands)
juànconcern; wife and children

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
携带xiédàito carry (on one's person); to support (old)
携手xiéshǒuhand in hand; to join hands; to collaborate
携款xiékuǎnto take funds (esp. illegally or corruptly obtained)
携带者xiédài zhěcarrier
携程网xié chéng wǎ
Words With Same Tail Word    
内眷nèijuànthe females in a family; womenfolk
女眷nǚjuànthe females in a family; womenfolk
家眷jiājuànone's wife and children
携家带眷xié jiā dài juànto take all one's family along (idiom); encumbered by a family; tied down by family obligations
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