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Meaning of 桑

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Pinyin: sāng
English Definition: mulberry tree
Chinese Definition:
①落叶灌木,叶子可以喂蚕,果穗味甜可食,木材可制家具或农具,皮可造纸,叶、果均可入药。中国大部分地区都有种植:桑葚。桑农。桑梓(喻乡里,故乡)。沧海桑田(形容世事变迁很大)。桑榆暮景。
②姓氏。
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Ideographic: A tree bearing berries
Character Formation:
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    • [ ruò ] obedient; united
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
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Example Words
沧桑 cāng sāng great changes; ups and downs; vicissitudes; abbr. of 沧海桑田
桑拿 sāng sauna (loanword)
桑蚕 sāng cán silkworm
沧海桑田 cāng hǎi sāng tián lit. the blue sea turned into mulberry fields (idiom); fig. the transformations of the world
饱经沧桑 bǎo jīng cāng sāng having lived through many changes
More: 桑* | *桑 | *桑*
Example Sentences
1
西
We sat for hours under that tree, sat there until the sun faded in the west, and still Hassan insisted we had enough daylight for one more story, one more chapter.
2
Another source said that Kim might go after Hassan Ussuriysk, inspect the dam facilities. But Kim and his party for the specific itinerary next is unclear.
3
But the prospect of the top job being filled by Mr Thornton, a strong character unlikely to play a low-key oversight role as chairman, appears to have rankled with Mr Geoghegan.
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In February 2007, a team including Thornton prepared to set out from Boulder for a research cruise from Long Island Sound to Iceland via Norway.
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When he finished his lecture, Thornton said to him, "I think you personality is quite different from those of other successful entrepreneurs in our eyes because yours is quite soft and not hard.