jian4
arrow

strokes 15
radical
strokes after radical 9
暗箭 暗箭 an4 jian4
attack by a hidden enemy; a stab in the back

草船借箭 草船借箭 cao3 chuan2 jie4 jian4
lit. using straw boats to borrow arrows (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义); fig. to use others' manpower and resources for one's own ends

挡箭牌 擋箭牌 dang3 jian4 pai2
shield; (fig.) excuse

钢箭 鋼箭 gang1 jian4
iron arrow

弓箭 弓箭 gong1 jian4
bow and arrow

弓箭步 弓箭步 gong1 jian4 bu4
bow-and-arrow step (dance step)

弓箭手 弓箭手 gong1 jian4 shou3
archer

光阴似箭 光陰似箭 guang1 yin1 si4 jian4
time flies like an arrow (idiom); How time flies!

归心似箭 歸心似箭 gui1 xin1 si4 jian4
with one's heart set on speeding home (idiom)

火箭 火箭 huo3 jian4
rocket

火箭弹 火箭彈 huo3 jian4 dan4
rocket (artillery)

火箭炮 火箭炮 huo3 jian4 pao4
rocket artillery

火箭筒 火箭筒 huo3 jian4 tong3
bazooka; rocket launcher

火箭推进榴弹 火箭推進榴彈 huo3 jian4 tui1 jin4 liu2 dan4
rocket-propelled grenade (RPG)

箭步 箭步 jian4 bu4
sudden big stride forward

箭毒蛙 箭毒蛙 jian4 du2 wa1
poison dart frog

箭杆 箭桿 jian4 gan3
arrow shaft

箭头 箭頭 jian4 tou2
arrowhead; arrow symbol

箭头键 箭頭鍵 jian4 tou2 jian4
arrow key (on keyboard)

箭鱼 箭魚 jian4 yu2
variant of 劍魚|剑鱼

箭竹 箭竹 jian4 zhu2
bamboo (genus Fargesia)

箭镞 箭鏃 jian4 zu2
arrowhead

开弓不放箭 開弓不放箭 kai1 gong1 bu4 fang4 jian4
lit. to draw the bow without shooting the arrow (idiom); fig. to bluff; to be all talk and no action; false bravado

开弓没有回头箭 開弓沒有回頭箭 kai1 gong1 mei2 you3 hui2 tou2 jian4
lit. once you've shot the arrow, there's no getting it back (idiom); fig. once you started sth, there's no turning back; to have to finish what one started; to be determined to reach one's goals in spite of setbacks

令箭 令箭 ling4 jian4
arrow banner of command (archaic used as symbol of military authority); fig. instructions from one's superiors

绿箭 綠箭 lv4 jian4
Wrigley's Doublemint (brand)

茅箭 茅箭 mao2 jian4
Maojian district of Shiyan city 十堰市, Hubei

茅箭区 茅箭區 mao2 jian4 qu1
Maojian district of Shiyan city 十堰市, Hubei

明枪好躲,暗箭难防 明槍好躲,暗箭難防 ming2 qiang1 hao3 duo3 - an4 jian4 nan2 fang2
lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies

明枪易躲,暗箭难防 明槍易躲,暗箭難防 ming2 qiang1 yi4 duo3 - an4 jian4 nan2 fang2
lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies

拿着鸡毛当令箭 拿著雞毛當令箭 na2 zhe5 ji1 mao2 dang4 ling4 jian4
to wave a chicken feather as a token of authority (idiom); to assume unwarranted authority on the basis of some pretext

契箭 契箭 qi4 jian4
arrow used as a token of authority (by field commanders)

枪林箭雨 槍林箭雨 qiang1 lin2 jian4 yu3
forest of spear, rain of arrows

上箭头 上箭頭 shang4 jian4 tou2
up-pointing arrow

上箭头键 上箭頭鍵 shang4 jian4 tou2 jian4
up arrow key (on keyboard)

射箭 射箭 she4 jian4
archery; to shoot an arrow

天箭座 天箭座 tian1 jian4 zuo4
Sagitta (constellation)

下箭头 下箭頭 xia4 jian4 tou2
down-pointing arrow

下箭头键 下箭頭鍵 xia4 jian4 tou2 jian4
down arrow key (on keyboard)

袖箭 袖箭 xiu4 jian4
spring-loaded arrow concealed in one's sleeve

一箭双雕 一箭雙鵰 yi1 jian4 shuang1 diao1
lit. one arrow, two golden eagles (idiom); to kill two birds with one stone

一箭之仇 一箭之仇 yi1 jian4 zhi1 chou2
a wrong suffered (idiom); old grievance; previous defeat

右箭头 右箭頭 you4 jian4 tou2
right-pointing arrow

右箭头键 右箭頭鍵 you4 jian4 tou2 jian4
right arrow key (on keyboard)

运载火箭 運載火箭 yun4 zai4 huo3 jian4
carrier rocket

中箭落马 中箭落馬 zhong4 jian4 luo4 ma3
lit. to be struck by an arrow and fall from one's horse; to suffer a serious setback (idiom)

左箭头 左箭頭 zuo3 jian4 tou2
left-pointing arrow

左箭头键 左箭頭鍵 zuo3 jian4 tou2 jian4
left arrow key (on keyboard)