jiān
n./m. space between; (within) a definite time or place; room; measure word for the smallest units of rooms, houses, etc
Other meanings
[jiàn]   char. opening, gap; separate, keep apart; sow discord
[jiàn]   v. to thin out
    gate (for )
    gate (for )

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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chē jiān
n. workshop
kè jiān
n. break between two classes
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qǐng cóng sān gè rén zhī jiān xuǎn zé yí gè .
phr. Please select one among these three people.
yì jiān kuān dà de kè tīng
phr. a spacious living room
yí shùn jiān
n. a moment, a very short period of time, a flash
shì yī jiān
n. fitting room
tā men zhī jiān yǒu xiē xǔ bù tóng
phr. There is a slight difference between them