健 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

健 in English

jiàn

  • to invigorate
  • to strengthen
  • to be good at
  • to be strong in
  • healthy

HSK levels

Components

  • (rén): man
  • (yǐn): great stride
  • (yù): brush
  • (jiàn): to establish; to found; to set up; to build; to construct;

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : item; component; classifier for events, things, clothes etc;
  • : short; shallow; thin plate;
  • : to overstep one's authority; to usurp;
  • : to usurp;
  • : sword
  • : Japanese variant of 劍|剑;
  • : to establish; to found; to set up; to build; to construct;
  • : fence; palisade;
  • : material (such as rocks, earth, bamboo etc) used to hastily repair a dike; (literary) door bar (vertical bar used to prevent the horizontal movement of a door bolt);
  • : banister; balustrade; cage for animal or prisoner; to transport caged prisoner on a cart;
  • : shuttlecock;
  • : flowing water; successive;
  • : mountain stream;
  • : (jian4) gradual; gradually; (jian1) to imbue;
  • : to splash;
  • : to arrive (of water);
  • : to prop up;
  • : (jade);
  • : to spy;
  • : arrow; CL:支[zhi1];
  • : tendon; sinew;
  • : warship;
  • : to recommend; to offer sacrifice (arch.); grass; straw mat;
  • : recommend
  • : see
  • : to see; to meet; to appear (to be sth); to interview;
  • : to remonstrate; to admonish;
  • : inexpensive; lowly;
  • : to fulfill (a promise); to tread; to walk;
  • : somersault (in gymnastics or dance); head-over-heels; aerial flip; also written 踺子;
  • : example; mirror; to view; reflection; to reflect; to inspect; to warn; (ancient bronze mirror);
  • : key (on a piano or computer keyboard); button (on a mouse or other device); chemical bond; linchpin;
  • : farewell dinner; preserves;

Sentences examples with 健

  • 爸爸的身体特别健康。
    Bàba de shēntǐ tèbié jiànkāng.
  • 为了身体健康,我每天都去运动。
    Wèile shēntǐ jiànkāng, wǒ měitiān dū qù yùndòng.

Words containing 健, by HSK level

HSK 5 vocabulary list