Meaning of 袒

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Pinyin: tǎn
English Definition: to bare
Chinese Definition:
Antonyms: 惊骇
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (clothes) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
偏袒 piān tǎn to bare one shoulder; (fig.) to side with; to discriminate in favor of
袒护 tǎn to shield (a miscreant) from punishment, criticism etc; to take sb's side
袒露 tǎn to expose; to bare
左袒 zuǒ tǎn to take sides with; to be partial to; to be biased; to favor one side
袒胸露臂 tǎn xiōng having a low neckline (idiom)
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Example Sentences
"The law should be clear. It must say exposure of women's breasts on beaches will be prohibited," he said.
So, it seems that God is not too worried about breasts.
That day, after rescuing Huang Zhong and rousing the people against Han Xuan, Wei Yan bared his arm and mobilized hundreds with a single shout.
Topless sunbathing has been common on most beaches in Australia since the 1960s. Nude beaches are also legal in every state except Queensland.
In fact, people spend lots of money buying photos and videos of women with exposed breasts.