diàn inn; shop; store

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


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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