(shēn)

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Meaning

  1. to stretch
  2. extend

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • shēn > shen1

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  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
延伸 yánshēn extend/spread/stretch
大丈夫能屈能伸 dà zhàng fu néng qū néng shēn A leader can submit or can stand tall as required./ready to give and take/flexible
拉伸 lā shēn to draw/to stretch
拉伸强度 lā shēn qiáng dù tensile strength
能屈能伸 néng qū néng shēn can bow and submit, or can stand tall (idiom, from Book of Changes)/ready to give and take/flexible
能伸能屈 néng shēn néng qū can bow and submit, or can stand tall (idiom, from Book of Changes)/ready to give and take/flexible
伸长 shēn cháng to stretch/to extend
伸出 shēn chū to extend
伸港 Shēn gǎng Shenkang township in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhāng huà xiàn], Taiwan
伸港乡 Shēn gǎng xiāng Shenkang township in Changhua county 彰化縣|彰化县[Zhāng huà xiàn], Taiwan
伸卡球 shēn kǎ qiú sinker (baseball) (loanword)
伸开 shēn kāi to stretch out
伸懒腰 shēn lǎn yāo to stretch oneself (on waking or when tired etc)
伸手 shēn shǒu to reach out with one's hand/to hold out a hand/(fig.) to beg/to get involved/to meddle
伸手不见五指 shēn shǒu bù jiàn wǔ zhǐ pitch-dark (idiom)
伸缩 shēn suō to lengthen and shorten/flexible/adjustable/retractable/extensible/telescoping (collapsible)
伸缩喇叭 shēn suō lǎ ba trombone
伸缩性 shēn suō xìng flexibility
伸雪 shēn xuě variant of 申雪[shēn xuě]
伸延 shēn yán see 延伸[yán shēn]
伸冤 shēn yuān to right wrongs/to redress an injustice
伸展 shēn zhǎn stretching/extension
伸展台 shēn zhǎn tái runway (for a fashion show etc)/catwalk
伸张 shēn zhāng to uphold (e.g. justice or virtue)/to promote
伸直 shēn zhí to straighten/to stretch out
延伸 yán shēn to extend/to spread
衍伸 yǎn shēn to give rise (to)/to spawn/to spread (to)
有仇不报非君子,有冤不伸枉为人 yǒu chóu bù bào fēi jūn zǐ, yǒu yuān bù shēn wǎng wéi rén one who doesn't avenge an injustice is not a gentleman, one who doesn't redress a wrong is not a man (idiom)

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