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v. have a baby, give birth to; grow; come into existence; beget; light (fire)
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Other meanings
[shēng]   n. The lead (refers to the main male role in Beijing opera. This role has numerous subtypes)
[shēng]   adj. new, unfamiliar, strange
[shēng]   adj./adv. raw; uncooked; unprocessed; unfamiliar; just, simply; very
[shēng]   radical. life
[shēng]   char. scholar; pupil, student; people taking up certain jobs as their occupation
    life (for )
丿    slash (for )
'生' is part of the following simplified words:
 姓 嬎 性 惺 旌 星 湦 牲 猩 甥 眚 笙 胜 腥 蕤 醒 隆 鼪
'生' is part of the following traditional words:
 姓 嬎 性 惺 旌 星 湦 牲 猩 產 甥 眚 笙 腥 蕤 醒 鏟 隆 鼪
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.
chū shēng
v. be born
mú gǒu shēng le wǔ zhī xiáo gǒu .
phr. The female dog gave birth to five whelps.
chǎn shēng
v. bring forth, produce, arise
shēng zhǎng
v. (of plants) to grow; (of a person) to be born and brought up
shēng xiào
sep-v. go in effect, become effective
shēng huǒ
v. to make a fire
jí zhōng shēng zhì
idiom. to suddenly hit upon a way out of a predicament