Meaning of 衬

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(Trad.: 襯)
Pinyin: chèn
English Definition: (of garments) against the skin; to line; lining; to contrast with; to assist financially
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Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (clothes) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
衬衫 chèn shān shirt; blouse; Classifiers:
衬衣 chèn shirt; Classifiers:
衬托 chèn tuō to set off
映衬 yìng chèn to set off by contrast; antithesis; analogy parallelism (linguistics)
陪衬 péi chèn to enhance by contrast; to set off; to serve as a background in order to bring out the subject with greater brilliance; to serve as a prop; a foil
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