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

TranslingualEdit

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.

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin (Chén). Doublet of Tan, Chan, and Tran.

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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 from Chinese.

See alsoEdit

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

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

Chen

  1. Rōmaji transcription of チェン

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mandarin (Chén). Doublet of Tan and Chan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃen/, [ˈt͡ʃen]

Proper nounEdit

Chen

  1. a surname from Mandarin of Chinese origin