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char. present, current; available right now; cash, ready money
Other meanings
[xiàn]   v. reveal, show, appear
[xiàn]   adv. extempore
    jade (for )
    jade (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.
xiàn dài
n. modern times
xiàn huò
n. merchandise on hand, goods in stock
xīn yí qì duì gǎi shàn xiàn yǒu de zhuàng kuàng zuò yòng bú dà
phr. The new instrument didn't have much effect on the present situation.
xiàn zài
n. now
xiàn kuàng
n. current situation, current state
fǎn xiàn
v. rebate
xiàn fù
v. pay cash, pay on ready cash