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English Definitionto appeal for justice; to demand redress for a grievance
Simplified Script申冤
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄣ ㄩㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)san1jyun1
Word Decomposition
shēnto extend; to state; to explain; 9th earthly branch: 3-5 p.m., 7th solar month (7th August-7th September), year of the Monkey; ancient Chinese compass point: 240°; old name for Shanghai 上海; (Chinese surname)
yuāninjustice; grievance; wrong

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Words With Same Head Word    
申请shēnqǐngto apply for something; application (form etc)
申报shēnbàoto report (to the authorities); to declare (to customs)
申述shēnshùto state; to assert; to allege; to specify
申诉shēnsùto file a complaint; to appeal (to an authority, a higher court of justice etc); complaint; appeal
申令shēnlìngan order; a command
Words With Same Tail Word    
伸冤shēnyuānto right wrongs; to redress an injustice
含冤hányuānwronged; to suffer false accusations
喊冤hǎnyuānto cry out a grievance
洗冤xǐyuānlit. to wash out a grievance; fig. to right a wrong; to redress an injustice
烦冤fányuānfrustrated; agitated; distressed
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