sān
num. three, third; more than two, several
=  3 x 
    one
 n/a 
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.
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dì sān
num. third; number three
sān sè
n. three colors
sān sī
v. think for thrice, figuratively means to think carefully
sān shān wǔ yuè
n. high mountains
sān wǔ chéng qún
idiom. (usu. of people) in threes and fours, in small groups
sān kē shù
phr. three trees; Skshu (a Chinese brand)
gāo sān
phr. third year of high school