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ㄘㄢ

cān

participate

参 is an 8 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as cān in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as shēn.

In traditional Chinese the characters , , or may be used instead.

  • ㄘㄢ

    cān

    participate

    • ?

      • private

      • ㄉㄚ ˋ

        big

    • ㄕㄢ

      shān

      bristle

2 stories have been written about this character — see all
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The big bristle's private wish was to someday participate in the creation of a beautiful painting.
by rollredcat

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a slight bristle of private activity can have a big impact. it's not the winning but the taking part
by joolean

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 参

cān
shēn

Definitions for 参 pronounced as cān

  • to take part in
  • to participate
  • to join
  • to attend
  • to counsel
  • unequal
  • varied
  • irregular
  • uneven
  • not uniform
  • abbr. for 參議院|参议院 Senate, Upper House
  • old variant of 參|参[can1]

Definitions for 参 pronounced as shēn

  • ginseng
  • one of the 28 constellations
  • variant of 參|参[shen1]
  • variant of 參|参[shen1]

Vocabulary

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