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shan

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See also Shan, shān, shán, shǎn, and shàn

English

Adjective

shan (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
shan

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (Geordie) unfair
    Here man! thats pure shan that like
  2. (Hartlepool) poor

Synonyms

References

  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, ISBN 1904794165

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

shan

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, shān, shán, shǎn, or shàn.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

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