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Pronunciation : chén
Meaning :
  1. sink; submerge. (v)
  2. become grave. (v)
  3. deep. (adj)
  4. heavy. (adj)
Radical :
Strokes : 7
Traditional :
Usage : 16.0%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
沉默
chén mò
: taciturn; uncommunicative; silent
2.
沉重
chén zhòng
: heavy; hard; serious
3.
沉睡
chén shuì
: be sunk in sleep
4.
沉思
chén sī
: contemplate; meditate; think deeply
5.
沉没
chén mò
: submersion; sink
6.
昏沉
hūn chén
: lethargic
7.
深沉
shēn chén
: deep
Sentences:
1. The ship sank to the bottom of the sea.
chuán chén dào le hǎi
: ship
: sink
: (verb) used as a verb complement
: particle indicating that something has happened
海底 : the bottom of the sea
2. The boat was swamped in the storm.
tiáo xiǎo chuán zài bào fēng zhōng chén le
: that
: measure word
小船 : small boat
: at
暴风雨 : storm
: in
沉没 : sink
: particle indicating that something has happened
3. Last night I slept very deeply.
zuó wǎn shuì de hěn chén
昨晚 : last night
: I
: sleep
: particle used to link a verb or an adjective to a complement which describes the manner or degree
: very
: deep
4. He still felt dazed after the operation.
shǒu shù hòu rán hūn hūn chén chén
: he
手术 : operation
: after
依然 : still
昏昏沉沉 : lethargic; dazed
5. Silence is golden.
chén shì jīn
沉默 : silence
: is
: gold
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