Meaning of 阐

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(Trad.: 闡)
Pinyin: chǎn
English Definition: to express; to disclose; to enlighten; to open
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (gate) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from above
    • [ mén ] gate, door, entrance, opening
    • [ dān ] single, individual, only; lone
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Example Words
阐述 chǎn shù to expound (a position); to elaborate (on a topic); to treat (a subject)
阐明 chǎn míng to elucidate; to explain clearly; to expound
阐释 chǎn shì to explain; to expound; to interpret; elucidation
阐发 chǎn to elucidate; to expound; to study and explain
阐扬 chǎn yáng to expound; to propagate
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Example Sentences
I came to clarify the situation to you.
This report elaborates on the solution to the problem in detail.
This article explains its own point of view through comparison of different perspectives.
The leader explained the direction and strategy of the company's development at the meeting, giving everyone a clearer goal.