Meaning of 常

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Pinyin: cháng
English Definition: always; ever; often; frequently; common; general; constant
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (cloth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ shàng ] still, yet; even; fairly, rather
    • [ jīn ] cloth, curtain, handkerchief, towel
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Example Words
非常 fēi cháng very; very much; unusual; extraordinary
经常 jīng cháng frequently; constantly; regularly; often; day-to-day; everyday; daily
常常 cháng cháng frequently; often
正常 zhèng cháng regular; normal; ordinary
异常 cháng exceptional; abnormal; an anomaly
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