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See also: chen, chén, chèn, Chén, chēn, chěn, -chen, and ch'en

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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Ancient Greek χήν (khḗn, wild goose, Anser cinereus)

Proper nounEdit

Chen f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Anatidae – often included in genus Anser, including the snow goose.

HypernymsEdit

HyponymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, →ISBN

Further readingEdit


EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin (Chén).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Chen (plural Chens)

  1. (US, ethnic slur, offensive) A Chinese person whose name is not known to the speaker.

Proper nounEdit

Chen

  1. A surname of Chinese origin.

See alsoEdit

  • Chan (Cantonese variant)
  • Tan (Hokkien variant)
  • Trần (Vietnamese variant)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

Chen

  1. Rōmaji transcription of チェン