岸 (an): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | November 22, 2017

岸 (Chinese PinYin: [àn]; traditional Chinese: 岸) may mean: (1) coast; (2) river bank; (3) shore; (4) tall and big. It is an everyday vocabulary. Some common phrases and expressions are: 上岸 (go ashore), 岸边 (shore side), 岸上 (shore), 岸礁 (bank reef, shore reef), 岸上交货价格 (landed terms), 岸线 (coastline), 离岸 (offshore), 傲岸 (be proud), 岸上设施 (shore facilities), 岸上目标 (shore target), 岸边 (shore side), 离岸公司 (offshore company), 离岸金融中心 (offshore financial centre), 离岸资金 (offshore funds).

1. How to pronounce 岸?

Chinese Pinyin: [àn]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 岸

Synonyms: 边, 畔, 堤,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 岸

Fixed expression: 上岸 (go ashore), 岸边 (shore side), 岸上 (shore), 岸礁 (bank reef, shore reef), 岸上交货价格 (landed terms), 岸线 (coastline), 离岸 (offshore), 傲岸 (be proud),

Collocation: 岸上设施 (shore facilities), 岸上目标 (shore target), 岸边 (shore side), 离岸公司 (offshore company), 离岸金融中心 (offshore financial centre), 离岸资金 (offshore funds),

Idioms: 岸然道貌 / 道貌岸然 (be sanctimonious), 高岸深谷 (a peaceful and wild place), 隔岸观火 (observe sb’s trouble with indifference from a safe distance), 回头是岸 (repent and be saved), 移船就岸 (move one’s boat to get ashore), 岸谷之变 (a major political change), 撑岸就船 (a fruitless approach),

Terminologies: 岸边沉积 / 岸边淤积 (bank deposit), 岸边电缆 (shore end cable), 岸对舰导弹 (ground-to-ship missile), 离岸价格 (free on board, FOB)

4. How to use 岸 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 岸.

4.1 向导引导我们小船进入浅水区后,带我们登了岸。

Translation: The guide shoaled us and then we went ashore.

4.2 海浪拍岸。

Translation: The sea washes the shore.

4.3 河水齐岸。

Translation: The river is flush with its banks.

4.4 一旦上了岸,我们就会不再祈祷了。

Translation: Once on shore, we pray no more.

4.5 这些幸存者设法游到了岸。

Translation: These survivors managed to swim to the shore.

4.6 离河岸远一些

Translation: Stay away from the river bank.

4.7 位于南美洲太平洋岸的秘鲁,目前是世界上发展最快的铜业生产国家。

Translation: Peru, on South America’s Pacific coast, is the world’s fastest-growing copper producing country.

4.8 这种世界上最庞大的动物,就游弋在岸边的水域。

Translation: The world’s biggest animal is swimming just off the shores.

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