jiān
v./m. fry in shallow oil; simmer in water, decoct; decoction (of herbal medicine)
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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.
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jiān guō
n. frying pan
jiān bǐng
n. batter cake, pancake
jiān yào fǎ
phr. (TCM) (medicine) decoction method
shuǐ jiān
v. (TCM) decoct with water
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tā chī le yì jiān yào jiù hǎo le .
phr. He took only one decoction of the medicine before he was healed.