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English Definitionto explore; to survey; to prospect (for oil etc); prospecting
Simplified Script探勘
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄢˋ ㄎㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)taam3ham3
Word Decomposition
tànto explore; to search out; to scout; to visit; to stretch forward
kānto investigate; to survey; to collate

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Words With Same Head Word    
探索tànsuǒto explore; to probe
探讨tàntǎoto investigate; to probe
探望tànwàngto visit; to call on somebody; to look around
探亲tànqīnto go home to visit one's family
探测tàncèto probe; to take readings; to explore; exploration
Words With Same Tail Word    
查勘chákānto investigate
校勘jiàokānto collate
踏勘tàkānto go and inspect (a site); to do an on-site survey
窗状壁勘chuāng zhuàng bì kānfenestella
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