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English Definitionto state; to assert; to allege; to specify
Simplified Script申述
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄣ ㄕㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)san1seot6
Part of Speech(动) verb
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)
shùto state; to tell; to narrate; to relate

Related Words

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)
申诉shēnsùto file a complaint; to appeal (to an authority, a higher court of justice etc); complaint; appeal
申令shēnlìngan order; a command
申冤shēnyuānto appeal for justice; to demand redress for a grievance
Words With Same Tail Word    
上述shàngshùaforementioned; above-mentioned
叙述xùshùto relate (a story or information); to tell or talk about; to recount; narration; telling; narrative; account
复述fùshùvariant of 覆述
复述fùshùto repeat (one's own words or somebody else's); (in the classroom) to paraphrase what one has learned
阐述chǎnshùto expound (a position); to elaborate (on a topic); to treat (a subject)
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