Meaning of 肠

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(Trad.: 腸)
Pinyin: cháng
English Definition: intestines
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (flesh) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ yáng ] bright, glorious; to expand, to open up
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Example Words
心肠 xīn cháng heart; intention; one's inclination; state of mind; to have the heart for sth; mood
肠胃 cháng wèi stomach and intestine; digestive system
香肠 xiāng cháng sausage; Classifiers:
肠道 cháng dào intestines; gut
小肠 xiǎo cháng small intestine
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Example Sentences
Fermented bean curd is beneficial to the intestines
The sausages here are homemade and very delicious.
The smell of grilled sausages wafts through the entire neighborhood.
Spicy food should be avoided when experiencing gastrointestinal discomfort
Imbalance of intestinal flora can easily cause physical discomfort