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Pronunciation : tān
Meaning :
  1. to have a voracious desire for. (v)
  2. to covet. (v)
  3. greedy. (adj)
  4. corrupt. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 3.4%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
贪心
tān xīn
: greedy; greed
2.
贪污
tān wán
: corruption
3.
贪婪
tān lán
: greedy
4.
贪图
tān tú
: covet
Sentences:
1. You are too greedy.
tài tān xīn le
: you
: too
贪心 : greedy
: (particle) indicating a change in one’s understanding, idea, view or action
2. He was arrested on suspicion of corruption.
yīn shè xián tān bèi dài
: he
: because of
涉嫌 : suspected
贪污 : corruption
: (particle) used to form a set phrase with a passive meaning
逮捕 : arrest
3. They are avaricious and will do anything for money.
men hěn tān lán yuàn wèi qián zuò rèn shì qing
他们 : they
: very
贪婪 : greedy
愿意 : willing
: for
: money
: do
任何 : any
事情 : thing
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