zhàn station; to stand; to halt

Made up of [ stand; rise radical 117, zhān to observe; to divine ]

Note

'li' - stand gives the meaning while 'zhan' is the phonetic
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using : tóng (boy servant) wèi (position) qīn (parent) yīn (sound)
Using zhān : zhān (to glue) zhàn (to fight) diàn (inn) zuān (to drill) tiē (to stick) diǎn (spot)

Sounds same

zhàn (to fight)

Different tone

zhān (to observe) zhān (to glue)

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Pronunciation

Sound file kindly provided by shtooka.net under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License

Proverbs

不怕慢就怕站 bú pà màn jiù pà zhàn Do not be afraid of slowing down as long as you keep going

Lantern Festival

The traditional Lantern festival in China is held at the end of the Chinese New Year celebrations. It is held on the first full moon after the New Year and so is two weeks later. This is rather similar to the old tradition of Twelfth Night which is a party that marks the end of the Christmas Holiday. As well as lighting many lanterns, traditional lion dances are held.
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Firecracker ban

When Mr. Li set off 20,000 firecrackers to celebrate moving into his new, luxury house in Ziazing Zhejiang he was one of the first people to end up with a fine. Firecrackers have for centuries been used to celebrate festivals, birthdays and many other events. Concerns about air pollution and just as important noise pollution have led to some cities imposing bans. It will be interesting to see whether fines will be imposed on Chinese New Year which is now less than four weeks away.


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