diàn inn; shop; store

Made up of [广 guǎng vast; wide radical 53, zhān to observe; to divine ]

Note

The 'cliff' radical suggests some sort of shelter for a building, 'zhan' is a rough phonetic
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using 广 guǎng : zuò (seat) qìng (celebrate) táng (Tang)
Using zhān : zhàn (station) zhān (to glue) zhàn (to fight) zuān (to drill) tiē (to stick) diǎn (spot)

Different tone

diǎn (spot)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

瓦房店 Wafangdian, Liaoning
Wed 15th Feb

Honest students can still be found

All too often the news is full of stories of shady dealing in China, so it was refreshing to learn that honesty can still be found and that it is appreciated. A 17 year old student accidentally scratched the side of a car and damaged a wing mirror. Instead of disappearing at a rate of knots, he chose to write a letter of apology and enclosed all the loose change he had. When the driver returned to discover the damage he called the police. However, after reading the note and seeing the small change he decided that honesty should be rewarded and the driver plans to give the student money towards completing his studies.


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