Meaning of 伸

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Pinyin: shēn
English Definition: to stretch; to extend
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: To extend your confidence to another person ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ shēn ] to report; to extend; to explain; to declare
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Example Words
延伸 yán shēn to extend; to spread
伸手 shēn shǒu to reach out with one's hand; to hold out a hand; (fig.) to beg; to get involved; to meddle
伸展 shēn zhǎn stretching; extension
伸张 shēn zhāng to uphold (e.g. justice or virtue); to promote
伸缩 shēn suō to lengthen and shorten; flexible; adjustable; retractable; extensible; telescoping (collapsible)
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