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ㄘㄢ

cān

participate

參 is an 11 stroke, traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as cān in the first tone, however it can also be pronounced as shēn, or sān.

In simplified Chinese the characters or may be used instead.

  • ㄘㄢ

    cān

    participate

    • ㄌㄟ ˇ

      lěi

      fortress

    • ㄓㄣ ˇ

      zhěn

      • ㄖㄣ ˊ

        rén

        person

      • ㄕㄢ

        shān

        bristle

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The unseen person hiding in the fortress participated in the fighting by firing porcupine bristles from a blowgun.
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Pronunciation

We found 3 pronunciations for 參

cān
shēn
sān

Definitions for 參 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

Definitions for 參 pronounced as shēn

  • ginseng
  • one of the 28 constellations

Definitions for 參 pronounced as sān

  • three (banker's anti-fraud numeral)

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