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Main
English Definitionsour; tart; sick at heart; grieved; sore; aching; pedantic; impractical; an acid
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Pinyinsuān
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄙㄨㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)syun1
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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Part of food/flavors
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Basic

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酸乳suānrǔyogurt
酸奶suānnǎiyogurt
酸性suānxìngacidity
酸败suānbài(milk) to turn sour; (meat, fish) to go off
酸曲suānqǔlove song
Words With Same Tail Word    
心酸xīnsuānto feel sad
硫酸liúsuānsulfuric acid H2SO4; sulfate
辛酸xīnsuānpungent (taste); bitter; fig. sad; miserable
乙酸yǐsuānacetic acid (CH3COOH); ethanoic acid
乳酸rǔsuānlactic acid
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