This website uses cookies. Find out more or .
v. do without authority; usurp, arrogate to oneself; expert in, to be good at
80%     120%
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.
shàn zì
adv. unauthorized, make bold to, at will
shàn cháng
v. be good at, be expert in
shàn zuò zhǔ zhāng
idiom. make a decision without authorization, make a unilateral or arbitrary decision
shàn zì gēng gǎi
phr. to change without authorization
shàn chǎng
v. (lit.) dominate the scene, to surpass all others in skill
shàn lí zhí shǒu
idiom. take an unauthorized departure from one's post, to be absent without leave (AWOL)
shàn měi
v. (lit.) to get all the credit for oneself
shàn duàn
v. to decide on one's own and act arbitrarily
shàn quán
v. to monopolize power, to have the sole power
zhuān shàn
v. to act dictatorially to usurp authority,