Meaning of 诵

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(Trad.: 誦)
Pinyin: sòng
English Definition: to read aloud; to recite
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ yǒng ] path; river in Ningbo; Ningbo
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Example Words
朗诵 lǎng sòng to read aloud with expression; to recite; to declaim
背诵 bèi sòng to recite; to repeat from memory
诵读 sòng to read aloud
传诵 chuán sòng widely known; on everyone's lips
诵经 sòng jīng to chant the sutras
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Example Sentences
So please recite sutras just for her.
See 1 the eye is 2 people, not the language main was just pendency Mou son, and then cantillated a Buddha.
They spent the whole night burning them, the constable repeating spells the while.
During the ceremony, which can last four days, the girls sing, pray, run, and dance, often for hours without stopping.
For a long time it seemed very foreign to me until one night I was chanting the passage on the property of consciousness and Irealized that it was referring to the awareness that's right here.