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English Definitionapplause
Simplified Script掌声
Traditional Script掌聲
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄤˇ ㄕㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zoeng2sing1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zhǎngpalm of the hand; sole of the foot; paw; horseshoe; to slap; to hold in one's hand; to wield
shēngsound; voice; tone; noise; measure word for sounds

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
掌握zhǎngwòto grasp (often fig.); to control; to seize (initiative, opportunity, destiny); to master; to know well; to understand something well and know how to use it; fluency
掌管zhǎngguǎnin charge of; to control
掌勺zhǎngsháoto be in charge of the cooking; to be the chef; head cook; chef
掌嘴zhǎngzuǐto slap
掌厨zhǎngchúto prepare meals; chef
Words With Same Tail Word    
大声dàshēngloud voice; in a loud voice; loudly
呼声hūshēnga shout; fig. opinion or demand, esp. expressed by a group
吭声kēngshēngto utter a word
心声xīnshēngthoughts; feelings; aspirations; heartfelt wishes; inner voice
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