Meaning of 沙

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Pinyin: shā
English Definition: granule; hoarse; raspy; sand; powder; Classifiers: ; abbr. for Tsar or Tsarist Russia
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
沙发 [ shā ]: sofa (loanword); Classifiers: ; (Internet slang) the first reply or replier to a forum post
沙漠 [ shā ]: desert; Classifiers:
沙滩 [ shā tān ]: beach; sandy shore; Classifiers:
单人沙发 [ dān rén shā ]: (upholstered) armchair
沙袋鼠 [ shā dài shǔ ]: swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor)
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