Unicode/Hanzi Search: U+5879 (塹)

moat, trench, pit, cavity
Strokes (without radical) 11 Total Strokes 14
Mandarin reading qiàn Cantonese reading cim3
Japanese on reading zan sen Japanese kun reading hori
Korean reading cham Vietnamese reading
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CEDICT Entries:

   [ qiàn ]    moat around a city
⇒    [ chī qiàn zhǎng zhì ]    Fall into the moat and you'll be wiser next time (idiom); One only learns from one's mistakes.
⇒    [ qiàn ]    trench, rift valley
⇒    [ dōng feī qiàn ]    Great East African rift valley
⇒    [ qiàn ]    (civil engineering) cutting (for a railway or highway)