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English Definitionto glitter; brilliant; splendid
Simplified Script灿烂
Traditional Script燦爛
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄘㄢˋ ㄌㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)caan3laan6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
cànglorious; bright; brilliant; lustrous; resplendent
lànsoft; mushy; well-cooked and soft; to rot; to decompose; rotten; worn out; chaotic; messy; utterly; thoroughly; crappy; bad

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
灿笑cànxiàoto smile brightly
灿铜色càn tóng sèaheneus
灿若繁星càn ruò fánxīngbright as a multitude of stars (idiom); extremely able talent
Words With Same Tail Word    
破烂pòlànworn-out; rotten; dilapidated; tattered; ragged; rubbish; junk
腐烂fǔlànto rot; to putrefy; (fig.) corrupt
唬烂hǔlàn(slang) (Tw) to bullshit; to fool
捣烂dǎolànto mash; to beat to a pulp
撕烂sīlànto tear up; to tear to pieces
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