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English Definitionto lay out; to exhibit; to display; to narrate; to state; to explain; to tell; old; stale; (Chinese surname); vassal state during the Spring and Autumn Period 770-475 BC; Chen of the Southern dynasties (557-589)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄔㄣˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)can4
Part of Speech(名) noun
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陈列chénlièto display; to exhibit
陈述chénshùan assertion; to declare; to state
陈仓chéncāngancient name of Baoji City 宝鸡市, Shaanxi; Chencang district of Baoji City
陈兵chénbīngto deploy troops; to mass troops
Words With Same Tail Word    
六陈liùchénfood grains (rice, wheat, barley, beans, soybeans, sesame)
坦陈tǎnchénto reveal; to confess
敷陈fūchénto give an orderly account; a thorough narrative
条陈tiáochénto lay out (an argument) item by item; memorandum to a superior
横陈héngchénto lie in disarray; to cut across; to traverse
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