jiǎn
adj./v. simple; simplify
Other meanings
[jiǎn]   char. bamboo slip used for writing on; (lit.) letter
[jiǎn]   char. to select, to choose
    bamboo

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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.
EXAMPLES
jiǎn dān
adj. simple
gè rén jiǎn jiè
phr. brief self-introduction
jīng bīng jiǎn zhèng
idiom. discharge inefficient officers and reduce administrative work, streamline the administrative structures
jīng jiǎn kāi zhī
phr. to reduce spending, to cut spending