zhàn to fight; fight; war

Made up of [ zhān to observe; to divine , spear radical 62]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The phonetic 'zhan' is on the left side for once, 'spear' gives idea of conflict
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using zhān : zhàn (station) zhān (to glue) diàn (inn) zuān (to drill) tiē (to stick) diǎn (spot)
Using : wǒ (I (me)) chéng (to succeed) huò (maybe) wǔ (martial) zài (to carry) zhǎo (to try to find) jiān (narrow) dài (to respect) wù (fifth (ordinal))

Sounds same

zhàn (station)

Different tone

zhān (to observe) zhān (to glue)

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Pronunciation

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