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The Cantonese word saang - 生 - saang1
(life in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

saang1
also: sang1

English translations

life, living, to give birth to, to grow, to be born,
uncooked, to produce

Chinese character (simplified):

The traditional Chinese characters of saang1 are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Topic
The Cycle of Life
Character complexity
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is composed of 5 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

a living  |  livelihood
生 ( saang / saang1 ) belongs to the 50 most common Chinese characters (rank 37)
Other characters that are pronounced saang1 in Cantonese
More words that mean life in Cantonese
gyun1 ( 身 ), meng6 ( 命 ), sau6 ( 寿 )

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