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English Definitionstaff officer; to give advice
Simplified Script参谋
Traditional Script參謀
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄢ ㄇㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)caam1mau4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
cānto take part in; to participate; to join; to attend; to counsel; abbr. for 参议院 Senate, Upper House
móuto plan; to seek; scheme

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
参加cānjiāto participate; to take part; to join
参观cānguānto look around; to tour; to visit
参考cānkǎoconsultation; reference; to consult; to refer
参与cānyùto participate (in something)
参照cānzhàoto consult a reference; to refer to (another document)
Words With Same Tail Word    
阴谋yīnmóuplot; conspiracy
图谋túmóuto conspire
预谋yùmóupremeditated; to plan something in advance (esp. a crime)
串谋chuànmóuto conspire
元谋yuánmóuYuanmou county in Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture 楚雄彝族自治州, Yunnan
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