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Meaning of 铲

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(Trad.: 剷, 鏟)
Pinyin: chǎn
English Definition: to level off; to root up; to shovel; to remove; spade; shovel
Chinese Definition:
①削平东西或把东西取上来器具:铲子。铁铲。铲车。
②用铲或锹撮取或清除:铲煤。铲土。铲除。铲迹销声(古时指隐居)。

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (metal) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ jīn ] gold, metal; money
    • [ chǎn ] to give birth, to bring forth, to produce
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Example Words
铲除 chǎn chú to root out; to eradicate; to sweep away; to abolish
铲车 chǎn chē front loader (vehicle); Classifiers:
铲土机 chǎn earth-moving machine; mechanical digger
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