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PinYin chén    Simplified 陈    Traditional
  1. to lay out
  2. to exhibit
  3. to display
  4. to narrate
  5. to state
  6. to explain
  7. to tell
  8. old
  9. stale
PinYin chén    Simplified 陈    Traditional
  1. surname Chen
  2. vassal state during the Spring and Autumn Period 770-475 BC
  3. Chen of the Southern dynasties (557-589)

Chinese meanings
  1. chén
    BS 卩 | BH 5
    陈1(陳)
    ①安放;摆设:~列 ㄧ~设。
    ②叙说:~述ㄧ另函详~。〈古〉又同‘阵’zhèn。

    陈2(陳)
    [chén]时间久的;旧的:~酒ㄧ新~代谢ㄧ推~出新。

    陈3(陳)
    [Chén]
    ①周朝国名,在今河南淮阳一带。
    ②南朝之一,公元557-589,陈霸先所建。参看〖南北朝 〗。
    ③姓。

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