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English Definitionto reveal; to confess
Simplified Script坦陈
Traditional Script坦陳
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄢˇ ㄔㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)taan2can4
Word Decomposition
tǎnflat; open-hearted; level; smooth
chénto lay out; to exhibit; to display; to narrate; to state; to explain; to tell; old; stale; (Chinese surname); vassal state during the Spring and Autumn Period 770-475 BC; Chen of the Southern dynasties (557-589)

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Words With Same Head Word    
坦克tǎnkètank (military vehicle) (loanword)
坦率tǎnshuàifrank (discussion); blunt; open
坦然tǎnráncalm; undisturbed
坦白tǎnbáihonest; forthcoming; to confess
坦诚tǎnchéngcandid; frank; plain dealing
Words With Same Tail Word    
六陈liùchénfood grains (rice, wheat, barley, beans, soybeans, sesame)
敷陈fūchénto give an orderly account; a thorough narrative
条陈tiáochénto lay out (an argument) item by item; memorandum to a superior
横陈héngchénto lie in disarray; to cut across; to traverse
直陈zhíchénto say straight out; to point out bluntly; to give a straightforward account; to disclose
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