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ㄙㄢ

sān

three

三 is a 3 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as sān in the first tone.

It is made up of the components (one) and (two).

  • ㄙㄢ

    sān

    three

    • one

    • ˋ

      èr

      two

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ТРИ БОГАТЫРЯ: Сам, Су, Сан. (san1)
by VSL

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take one and then...er, add two...now you got three.
by Krisb13

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 三

Definitions for 三 pronounced as sān

  • surname San
  • three
  • 3

Vocabulary

The most common words for 三 — see all

  • Sanxing or Sanhsing township in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yi2 lan2 xian4], Taiwan
  • Samsung (South Korean electronics company)
  • three major stars of the Three Stars 參宿|参宿[Shen1 xiu4] Chinese constellation
  • the belt of Orion
  • three spirits 福[fu2], 祿|禄[lu4], and 壽|寿[shou4] associated with the Three Stars 參宿|参宿[Shen1 xiu4] Chinese constellation
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