Meaning of 沧

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(Trad.: 滄)
Pinyin: cāng
English Definition: blue-green or azure (of water); vast (of water); cold
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Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
沧桑 cāng sāng great changes; ups and downs; vicissitudes; abbr. of 沧海桑田
沧海桑田 cāng hǎi sāng tián lit. the blue sea turned into mulberry fields (idiom); fig. the transformations of the world
饱经沧桑 bǎo jīng cāng sāng having lived through many changes
曾经沧海 céng jīng cāng hǎi lit. having crossed the vast ocean (idiom); fig. widely experienced in the vicissitudes of life
沧海一粟 cāng hǎi a drop in the ocean (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Grand Hotels: What makes you choose Shanghai and choose JC Mandarin?
In this environment, atmosphere, the door becomes all the more Cang old.
Except it's difficult to analyze the genes of the extinct mosasaurs.
Before a storm, sailors cover the hatches with waterproof material.
This 28-storey hotel provides guests with a stunning view of the cosmopolitan city from every one of its large and luxurious guest rooms and suites.