chuān river


Represents the fast smooth flow of water in a river
Number of strokes 3


Index 47 used in: shùn (to obey) ; zhōu (prefecture)

< Previous radical 46 shān Next radical 48 gōng >

Different tone

chuán (boat)

< Previous chū Next chuán >

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


四川 Sichuan


银川 Yinchuan, Ningxia


海纳百川 hǎi nà bǎi chuān We all shared a common destiny
Share on Facebook Share on Google+

Chinasage is a new web resource, started in 2012, pages will be added, enhanced and re-formatted regularly. Please check back soon for updated information about China.

We would be most grateful if you have any comments or suggestions to help improve this page. Our contact page is also available if you have a longer comment. Just type in a quick remark here:


Citation information: Chinasage, 'Chinese character chuān 川 river', , Web,

Copyright © Chinasage 2012 to 2016