Meaning of 颤

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(Trad.: 顫)
Pinyin: chàn
English Definition: to tremble; to shiver; to shake; to vibrate; Taiwan pr. [zhan4]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 19; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (leaf) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ dǎn ] real, sincere, true; truth
    • [ ] page, sheet, leaf
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Example Words
颤抖 chàn dǒu to shudder; to shiver; to shake; to tremble
颤动 chàn dòng to tremble
震颤 zhèn chàn to tremble; to quiver
颤巍巍 chàn wēi wēi trembling; swaying; flickering; tottering; faltering
房颤 fáng chàn atrial fibrillation (abbr. for 心房颤动 )
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Example Sentences
Her eyes were shut. If it was not for the fact you could see her breathing - and the odd flutter of her eyelid - she could indeed have been a body in a ­mortuary.
Mom, why do my legs tremble when I hear his voice?
"I was,"" she said, her almost a quiver.
My legs kept shaking.
In terms of the basic specs - speed, memory, and storage - what we now define as a "complete system" for home use would have made a wealthy technical guru tremble with jealousy ten years ago.