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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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wó xiáng mǎi jiàn bái chèn yī .
phr. I'd like to buy a white shirt.
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zhè jiàn dà yī dà xiǎo zhèng hé shì wó mǎi le
phr. This overcoat is the right size, I'll take it.
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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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zhè jiàn yī fu bú dàn piào liang, ér qié hěn pián yi .
phr. This outfit is not only beautiful but also cheap.
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tā men zài bào zhǐ shang bào dào le zhè jiàn shì qing .
phr. They have reported about this incident on the newspaper.
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zhè cì shì jiàn yíng xiǎng le tā de zhèng zhì qián tú .
phr. This incident has affected his political future.
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zhāi píng guǒ shì yí jiàn yǒu qù de shì qing .
phr. Picking apples is an interesting thing.
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zhè jiàn yī fu dǎ zhé ma ?
phr. Is there any discount for these clothes?
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wó zhǐ shì jiàn yì nǐ chóng xīn zuò zhè jiàn shì
phr. I merely suggest you do it again.
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tā zài shāng diàn huā le liǎng gè xiǎo shí cái tiāo le yí jiàn yī fu
phr. She spent two hours in that shop and selected only one dress.
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wǒ jué de xué xí yǔ yán shì yí jiàn xīn kǔ de shìr .
phr. I think language learning is a hard job.
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zhè jiàn shì nǐ zuò zhǔ .
phr. You can take the decision alone.
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zhè jiàn shì hé wǒ wú guān .
phr. It has nothing to do with me.
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zhè jiàn dà yī wǒ chuān yóu dián jǐn bā bā de
phr. This coat is slightly tight for me.
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zhè jiàn shì qing wǒ yà gēnr bù zhī dào
phr. I don't know this matter at all.
yí jiàn máo yī
phr. a sweater
yí jiàn dà yī
phr. a coat
yí jiàn chèn shān
phr. a shirt
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
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wǒ zuò le yí jiàn cuò shì
phr. I did a wrong thing.
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.
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nà jiàn shì wǒ méi tīng dǒng .
phr. I didn't understand the matter (that was being discussed).
liǎng jiàn shì
phr. two matters, two incidents