chē vehicle


Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Originally a cross section of a cart seen from above with two wheels. This has been simplified to reduce strokes needed to write it.
Number of strokes 4

Radical

Index 159 used in: zài (to carry) ; liàng (collective word for vehicles) ; jiào (comparatively)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 车
Stroke order for character 车, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

杯水车薪 bēi shuǐ chē xīn Put in insufficient effort into solving a problem
前车之鉴 qián chē zhī jiàn Take account of what has gone before

Phrases

火车 huǒ chē train
气车 qì chē car
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