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Radical Strokes: 5
Total Strokes: 5


Pinyin: xuán, xuàn
Cantonese: jyun4
JapaneseKun: KURO
JapaneseOn: GEN KEN
Korean: HYEN
Vietnamese: huyền

Dictionary definitions

Unicode: deep, profound, abstruse; KangXi radical 95

CE-Dict: black/mysterious

Soothill: Dark, sombre, black; abstruse, obscure, deep, profound; hence it is used to indicate Daoism, and was afterwards adopted by the Buddhists.

21 Century bidirectional dictionary: 1.dark or black
2.profound; abstruse
3.[Dialect] incredible; unreliable

朗道漢英字典 - Lang Dao: black; dark; incredible; profound

懶蟲簡明漢英詞典: black; dark; incredible; profound

說文解字 - Shuowen: 《玄部》玄 幽遠也。黑而有赤色者為玄。象幽而入覆之也。凡玄之屬皆从玄。

Ding Fubao - Dictionary for Buddhist Studies (丁福保:佛學大辭典) (術語)希望玄理也。

Buddhism words and phrases deep, profound, mysterious, occult, esoteric

CF-Dict: mystérieux/obscur/incroyable

Han-De-Dict: mysteriös (u.E.) (Adj)/schwarz, düster (u.E.)

Finnish: musta, indigo; mysteri, salainen; hiuksen hieno (subtle)