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ㄕㄣ

shēn

express

申 is a 5 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as shēn in the first tone.

It is made up of the components (sun) and (line).

  • ㄕㄣ

    shēn

    express

    • ˋ

      sun

    • ㄍㄨㄣ ˇ

      gǔn

      line

3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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The line across expressl divide the sun into quarters.
by KokChuan

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It's so hot, this <express>[shen] is no exaggera[shen]: it feels like swimming *straight through* the sun.
by vms5q

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How can one express or EXPLAIN the SUN divided down the centre?
by BobWebb

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Pronunciation

We found 1 pronunciation for 申

Definitions for 申 pronounced as shēn

  • old name for Shanghai 上海[Shang4 hai3]
  • surname Shen
  • to extend
  • to state
  • to explain
  • 9th earthly branch: 3-5 p.m., 7th solar month (7th August-7th September), year of the Monkey
  • ancient Chinese compass point: 240°

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