粘 zhān to glue; to stick; to paste
Made up of [米 mǐ
radical 119, 占 zhān
to observe; to divine
NoteRice is known for its stickiness and 'zhan' provides phonetic
Number of strokes 11
Using 米 mǐ
: 精 jīng (refined) 迷 mí (to bewilder) 谜 mí (riddle) 糖 táng (sugar) 楼 lóu (multi-story building)
Using 占 zhān
: 站 zhàn (station) 战 zhàn (to fight) 店 diàn (inn) 钻 zuān (to drill) 贴 tiē (to stick) 点 diǎn (spot)
Sounds same占 zhān (to observe)
Different tone站 zhàn (station)
战 zhàn (to fight)
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Once you know the numbers 1 to 12 it is easy to understand the date and time in Chinese.
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