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English Definitionto praise; to approve of; to show approval
Simplified Script赞扬
Traditional Script讚揚
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄢˋ ㄧㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zaan3joeng4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
zànvariant of ; to praise
yángto raise; to hoist; the action of tossing or winnowing; scattering (in the wind); to flutter; to propagate; abbr. for 扬州; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
赞美zànměito admire; to praise; to eulogize
赞叹zàntànto exclaim in admiration
赞赏zànshǎngto admire; to praise; to appreciate
赞同zàntóngto approve of; to endorse; (vote) in favor
赞许zànxǔto praise; to laud
Words With Same Tail Word    
表扬biǎoyángto praise; to commend
发扬fāyángto develop; to make full use of
宣扬xuānyángto proclaim; to make public or well known
飘扬piāoyángto wave; to flutter; to fly
昂扬ángyángelated; high-spirited; uplifting (music)
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