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


Using bèi : guì (precious) zhēn (chaste) pín (poor) shǎng (to hand down)
Using zhān : zhàn (station) zhān (to glue) zhàn (to fight) diàn (inn) zuān (to drill) diǎn (spot)

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