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English Definitionto introduce; to recommend
Simplified Script荐引
Traditional Script薦引
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄢˋ ㄧㄣˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zin3jan5
Word Decomposition
jiànto recommend; to offer sacrifice (archaic); grass; straw mat
yǐnto draw (e.g. a bow); to pull; to stretch something; to extend; to lengthen; to involve or implicate in; to attract; to lead; to guide; to leave; to provide evidence or justification for; old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
荐椎jiànzhuīsacrum (bone at the base of the spine)
荐举jiànjǔto propose (for a job); to nominate; to recommend
荐言jiànyánto recommend (in words); to suggest
荐头jiàntouemployment agent (archaic); job broker
荐骨jiàngǔsacrum (bone at the base of the spine)
Words With Same Tail Word    
吸引xīyǐnto attract (interest, investment etc)
指引zhǐyǐnto guide; to show; to point (the way); directions; guidance; guidelines
牵引qiānyǐnto pull; to draw (a cart); to tow
援引yuányǐnto quote; to cite; to recommend (one's friend's, associates etc)
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