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xià
m. (to indicate repetition of an action); (to indicate one's ability or skill); (dialect, to indicate amount of sth in a container)
Other meanings
[xià]   adj. next
[xià]   n. below
[xià]   v. (of rain, snow) to fall; go down, descend; finish or get off (work, etc.)
[xià]   v. play (chess)
[xià]   v. put sth. into; apply; form (opinion)
[xià]   v. (used in the negative) be less than
[xià]   v. (from a higher position) to go or come down to...
[xià]   v. to issue or send (notice, order, etc.); to leave (stage, expressway, etc.); (of animal) give birth to, lay (eggs)
[xià]   char. to capture; to yield
    one
'下' is part of the following simplified words:
 乤 吓 忑 虾 雫
'下' is part of the following traditional words:
 乤 忑 雫
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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
yóu liǎng xià zi
phr. have real skill, know one's stuff, be good at
děng yí xià
v. Wait a moment
kàn yí xià
v. have a look
wǒ lái jiè shào yí xià
phr. let me introduce...; allow me to introduce...
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líng dāng xiǎng le liǎng xià .
phr. The bell rang twice.