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English Definitionold-fashioned
Simplified Script陈旧
Traditional Script陳舊
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄣˊ ㄐㄧㄡˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)can4gau6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
chénto 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)
jiùold; opposite: new ; former; worn (with age)

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Words With Same Head Word    
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
陈化chénhuàto age; to mature (wine, timber etc)
Words With Same Tail Word    
依旧yījiùas before; still
仍旧réngjiùstill (remaining); to remain (the same); yet
照旧zhàojiùas before; as in the past
个旧gèjiùGejiu, county level city in Yunnan, capital of Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous county 红河哈尼族彝族自治州
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