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English Definitionan assertion; to declare; to state
Simplified Script陈述
Traditional Script陳述
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄣˊ ㄕㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)can4seot6
Part of Speech(动) verb
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)
shùto state; to tell; to narrate; to relate

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
陈列chénlièto display; to exhibit
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    
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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