Meaning of 叁

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(Trad.: 參)
Pinyin: sān
English Definition: three (banker's anti-fraud numeral)
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: Three with accents to prevent forgery
Character Formation:
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    • Above to below
      • [ ] private, secret
      • [ ] big, great, vast, high, deep
    • [ sān ] three
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Example Words
叁拾 sān shí thirty (in banker's anti-fraud numerals)
垂涎叁尺 chuí xián sān chǐ to drool (over) (成语 saw); to yearn for; to covet; to crave
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Example Sentences
then said, "Here's a bigger one. This one's thirty
They picked three baskets of apples.
Time was you could get a good three-course meal for less than a pound.