线 meaning and pronunciation

线
Simplified character
Traditional character

线 in English

xiàn

  • thread
  • string
  • wire
  • line
  • CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3],根[gen1]

HSK levels


Components

  • (sī): silk
  • (jiān): narrow; small;

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : courageous; valiant;
  • : county;
  • : statute; constitution;
  • : abbr. for 峴首山|岘首山[Xian4 shou3 shan1]; Mt Xianshou in Hubei; steep hill; used in place names;
  • : constitution
  • : valiant; wrathful;
  • : to appear (of sun);
  • : to offer; to present; to dedicate; to donate; to show; to put on display; worthy person (old);
  • : offer
  • : to appear; present; now; existing; current;
  • : Japanese variant of 縣|县; Japanese prefecture;
  • : goggle-eyed;
  • : county
  • : to envy; to covet
  • : gland;
  • : pitfall; trap (archaic);
  • : amaranth (genus Amaranthus); Joseph's coat (Amaranthus tricolor); Chinese spinach (Amaranth mangostanus);
  • : Amaranth
  • : half-grown beans; variant of 餡|馅[xian4];
  • : vehicle for transporting prisoners;
  • : limit; bound; to set a limit (on);
  • : Japanese variant of 陷[xian4];
  • : pitfall; trap; to get stuck; to sink; to cave in; to frame (false charge); to capture (a city in battle); to fall (to the enemy); defect;
  • : graupel; snow pellet; soft hail;
  • : stuffing; forcemeat; filling;

Sentences examples with 线

  • 我连着打了几次,他的电话都占线。
    Wǒ liánzhe dǎle jǐ cì, tā de diànhuà dōu zhànxiàn.

Words containing 线, by HSK level