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The Cantonese word jan - 引 - jan5
(to lead in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

jan5

English translations

to lead, to pull, to attract, to cause, to guide,
to draw

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of jan5 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to guide  |  to give rise to
引 ( jan / jan5 ) belongs to the 1000 most common Chinese characters (rank 635)
Other characters that are pronounced jan5 in Cantonese
More words that mean to lead in Cantonese
daai2 ( 带 ), hoeng3 ( 向 ), ling5 ( 领 )
More words that mean to pull in Cantonese
laa1 ( 拉 ), paan1 ( 扳 ), to1 ( 拖 ), waan5 ( 挽 )

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