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English Definitionto investigate; to observe; to scout; to seek out and examine; to explore
Simplified Script探察
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄢˋ ㄔㄚˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)taam3caat3
Word Decomposition
tànto explore; to search out; to scout; to visit; to stretch forward
cháto examine; to inquire; to observe; to inspect; to look into; obvious; clearly evident; short name for Chahar Province 察哈尔

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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    
警察jǐngchápolice; police officer
观察guāncháto observe; to watch; to survey; to examine; observation; view; perspective
考察kǎocháto inspect; to observe and study; on-the-spot investigation
检察jiǎncháto inspect; check up (on)
侦察zhēncháto investigate a crime; to scout; to reconnoiter; reconnaissance; detection; a scout
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