Meaning of 圣

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(Trad.: 聖)
Pinyin: shèng
English Definition: holy; sacred; saint; sage
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Ideographic: Simplified form of 聖; a king of listening and speaking
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ yòu ] and, also, again, in addition
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
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Example Words
神圣 shén shèng divine; hallow; holy; sacred
圣地 shèng holy land (of a religion); sacred place; shrine; holy city (such as Jerusalem, Mecca etc); center of historic interest
圣人 shèng rén saint; sage; refers to Confucius 孔子 ; the current reigning Emperor
圣经 shèng jīng Holy Bible; the Confucian classics; Classifiers:
圣火 shèng huǒ sacred fire; Olympic flame
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