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shēng
n./m. voice, sound; measure word used for sounds
Other meanings
[shēng]   char. declare, state; message, news; reputation; initial of a Chinese syllable; (phonetics) tone
    scholar (for )
    ear (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
shēng yīn
n. voice, sound, tone
dà shēng
adv. loudly
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pēng de yì shēng , mén guān shàng le .
phr. The door closed with a flump.
xiào shēng
n. laughter
gē shēng
n. singing voice, sound of songs
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yǒu rén mò dì dà hǎn yì shēng
phr. Someone suddenly let out a loud shout.
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hái zi men dōu shuì zháo , le bié chū shēng .
phr. The children are all asleep. Don't make a sound.