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jiàn
m. a measure word for clothes, events etc.
Other meanings
[jiàn]   char. document, letter; item
    person, man
 n/a 
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
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tā dā ying géi wó mǎi yí jiàn chèn yī
phr. She agreed to buy a shirt for me.
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wó zhǐ shì jiàn yì nǐ chóng xīn zuò zhè jiàn shì
phr. I merely suggest you do it again.
yí jiàn yī fu
phr. an article of clothing, a piece of clothing
yí jiàn shì
phr. a matter, a business, an incident
zhè jiàn chèn shān hěn yì bān
phr. this shirt is quite ordinary
yí jiàn gōng zuò
phr. a piece of work, a task
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zhè jiàn máo yī tài xiǎo le .
phr. This sweater is too small.
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zhè jiàn jiā kè tài hòu le .
phr. This jacket is too thick.