tiē to stick; to paste; to keep close to

Made up of [ bèi shell; precious; cowrie shell radical 154, zhān to observe; to divine ]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes: 9

Related characters

Also uses bèi component: cè (toilet) guì (precious) pín (poor) shǎng (to hand down) yuán (person) zhēn (chaste)
Also uses zhān component: diàn (shop) diǎn (spot) zhàn (to fight) zhàn (station) zhān (to glue) zuān (to drill)

Different tone

tiě (arms)

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