Meaning of 案

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Pinyin: àn
English Definition: (legal) case; incident; record; file; table
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ ān ] peaceful, tranquil, quiet
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
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Example Words
方案 fāng àn plan; program (for action etc); proposal; proposed bill; Classifiers:
案件 àn jiàn case; instance; Classifiers:
草案 cǎo àn draft (legislation, proposal etc)
档案 dàng àn file; record; archive
提案 àn proposal; draft resolution; motion (to be debated); to propose a bill; to make a proposal
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