Meaning of 沙

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Pinyin: shā
English Definition: granule; hoarse; raspy; sand; powder; Classifiers: ; abbr. for Tsar or Tsarist Russia
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Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
沙漠 shā desert; Classifiers:
长沙 cháng shā Changsha prefecture-level city and capital of Hunan province in south central China
沙发 shā sofa (loanword); Classifiers: ; (Internet slang) the first reply or replier to a forum post
沙龙 shā lóng salon (loanword)
沙滩 shā tān beach; sandy shore; Classifiers:
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