tān
v. covet, crave; embezzle, be corrupt
Other meanings
[tān]   v. have an insatiable desire (for sth)
    shell (for )
    shell (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
tān tú
v. seek more than one should
tān tú míng lì
phr. lust after fame and fortune
tān guān
n. corrupt official, greedy mandarin
tān wū zuì
n. crime of corruption; graft crime
tān fǔ
phr. embezzlement and corruption