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PinYin jiàn    Simplified 槛    Traditional
  1. banister
  2. balustrade
  3. cage for animal or prisoner
  4. to transport caged prisoner on a cart
PinYin kǎn    Simplified 槛    Traditional
  1. door sill
  2. threshold

Chinese meanings
  1. (檻)jiàn
    BS 木 | BH 1
    ①栏杆。
    ②关禽兽的木笼;囚笼:兽~ㄧ~车(古代运送囚犯的车)。另见kǎn。

    ◆ 槛(檻)
    kǎn
    BS 木 | BH 1
    门槛;门限。另见jiàn。

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