Meaning of 娼

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Pinyin: chāng
English Definition: prostitute
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (woman) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] woman, girl; female
    • [ chāng ] sunlight; good, proper; prosperous
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Example Words
嫖娼 piáo chāng to visit prostitutes; to go whoring
娼妓 chāng prostitute
暗娼 àn chāng unlicensed (unregistered) prostitute
娼妇 chāng prostitute
逼良为娼 liáng wéi chāng to force an honest girl into prostitution (idiom); to debauch
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Example Sentences
And as for his own behavior, humph, I know all about that too, such as visiting brothels in town.
I think most of them have been forced to be prostitutes.
Immediately after its founding, New China adopted resolute measures to outlaw prostitution.
If you would not step into the harlot 's house, do not go by the harlot's door.
The view undertakes the fidelity after abstinency , marriage is taught before marriage and ban prostitute absolutely.