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char. delicious food; aquatic food, seafood
Other meanings
[xiān]   adj. fresh, recently made; newly picked; bright-colored; tasty, delicious
[xiǎn]   char. seldom, rare, little
    fish (for )
    fish (for )

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
hǎi xiān
n. seafood
dì sān xiān
phr. dish made of eggplant, potato and green pepper
sù sān xiān
n. (Chinese course name) three delicacies of vegetables
sān xiān
phr. three delicacies (often appears in dish names)