qian

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See also: qiān, qián, qiǎn, and qiàn

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

qian

  1. Nonstandard spelling of qiān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of qián.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of qiǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of qiàn.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.