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English Definitionto 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)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕㄣ
Cantonese (Jyutping)san1
Part of Speech(名) noun
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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    
重申chóngshēnto reaffirm; to reiterate
丙申bǐngshēnthirty-third year C9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1956 or 2016
壬申rénshēnninth year I9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1992 or 2052
庚申gēngshēnfifty seventh year G9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1980 or 2040
引申yǐnshēnto extend (the meaning of a word, an analogy etc); derivation
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