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v./adj./n. to become loose, to fall apart; loose, free; scattered; (TCM) medicinal powder
Other meanings
[sàn]   v. disperse, break up; distribute; remove, get rid of
'散' is part of the following simplified words:
 撒 霰 馓
'散' is part of the following traditional words:
 撒 霰 饊

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
sǎn wén
n. prose, essay
sǎn màn
adj. slack, undisciplined, careless and sloppy
sàn kāi
v. separate, disperse
sǎn zhuāng
adj. loose (goods), goods sold open, draft (of beer, as opposed to bottled)
sǎn jiàn
v. sporadically appear
sǎn hù
n. retail investor; private investor
sǎn jià
v. fall to pieces; fall apart; be very tired
sǎn jì
n. (TCM) powder preparation
sàn bō
v. disseminate, spread (news, rumors, etc.)
sǎn jū
v. to live scattered