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English Definitionthree; 3; (Chinese surname)
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Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinsān
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄙㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)saam1
Part of Speech(数) numeral
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic

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三明治sān míng zhìsandwich (loanword)
三角形sānjiǎo xíngtriangle
三角sānjiǎotriangle
三番五次sān fān wǔ cìover and over again (idiom)
三个sāngèthree
Words With Same Tail Word    
再三zàisānover and over again; again and again
接二连三jiē èrlián sānone after another (idiom); in quick succession
第三dìsānthird; number three
十三shísānthirteen; 13
周三zhōusānWednesday
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