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(Trad.: 滄)
Pinyin: cāng
English Definition: blue-green or azure (of water); vast (of water); cold
Chinese Definition:
①暗绿色(指水):沧海。沧浪。沧海遗珠(喻被埋没的人才)。沧海桑田。沧海一粟。
②寒,冷:“日初出,沧沧凉凉,及其日中,如探汤”。
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
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In this environment, atmosphere, the door becomes all the more Cang old.
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Except it's difficult to analyze the genes of the extinct mosasaurs.
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Before a storm, sailors cover the hatches with waterproof material.
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