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English Definitionover and over again (idiom)
Simplified Script三番五次
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinsān fān wǔ cì
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄙㄢ ㄈㄢ ㄨˇ ㄘˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)saam1 faan1 ng5 ci3
Part of Speech(习惯用语) idiomatic expression
Word Decomposition
sānthree; 3; (Chinese surname)
fānforeign (non-Chinese); barbarian; measure word for occurrences (of an event, action or speech utterance); measure word for iterations: times, -fold (as in twofold etc); measure word for situations: kind, sort
five; 5
next in sequence; second; the second (day, time etc); secondary; vice-; sub-; infra-; inferior quality; substandard; order; sequence; hypo- (chemistry); measure word for enumerated events: time

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