Meaning of 讪

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(Trad.: 訕)
Pinyin: shàn
English Definition: to mock; to ridicule; to slander
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 5; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ shān ] mountain, hill, peak
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Example Words
搭讪 shàn to hit on someone; to strike up a conversation; to start talking to end an awkward silence or embarrassing situation
讪讪 shàn shàn embarrassed
讪笑 shàn xiào to ridicule; to mock
答讪 shàn variant of 搭讪
讪脸 shàn liǎn impudent
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Example Sentences
There is a standard form of oath used in lawcourt .
Many appreciate her proper word choices, especially the rendering of "My conscience stays untainted in spite of rumors and slanders from the outside".
It was a short but spectacular drive along twisted mountain ridges from Santikhiri to Khun Sa's old camp at Ban Hin Taek (Village of the Broken Stone).
Thai army spokesman Sansern 7 interview with the media earlier said Thai troops attacked the Cambodian troops will take strong back.
For my return visit, I set off from Sop Ruak and followed in the footsteps of Khun Sa, travelling 50 miles west to the once notorious village of Mae Salong, now renamed Santikhiri.