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Radical:
Radical Strokes: 6
Additional Strokes: 10
Total Strokes: 16
Simplified Form:

Pronunciation

Pinyin: jiān
Cantonese: gim1
JapaneseKun: KINU
JapaneseOn: KEN
Korean: KYEM

Dictionary definitions

Unicode: fine silk

CE-Dict: thick waterproof silk

21 Century bidirectional dictionary: 1.a kind of fine silk

說文解字 - Shuowen: 《糸部》縑 幷絲繒也。从糸兼聲。

康熙字典文字版 【未集中】【糸字部】 縑
【廣韻】古甜切【集韻】【韻會】堅嫌切【正韻】古嫌切,𠀤音兼。【說文】幷絲繒也。【釋名】縑,兼也,其絲細緻,數兼于布絹也。細緻染縑爲五色,細且緻,不漏水也。【前漢·外戚篇】媪爲翁須作單縑衣。【註】縑,卽今之絹也。

CF-Dict: taffetas