zhān to glue; to stick; to paste

Made up of [ rice radical 119, zhān to observe; to divine ]

Note

Rice is known for its stickiness and 'zhan' provides phonetic
Number of strokes 11

Related characters


Using : jīng (refined) mí (to bewilder) mí (riddle) táng (sugar) lóu (multi-story building)
Using zhān : zhàn (station) zhàn (to fight) diàn (inn) zuān (to drill) tiē (to stick) diǎn (spot)

Sounds same

zhān (to observe)

Different tone

zhàn (station) zhàn (to fight)

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Pronunciation

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Martial arts

The martial arts are one of China's most familiar cultural exports. They are well represented in many action films from China and Hong Kong. Some forms of martial art were further developed in Japan and are now known by the Japanese names: karate, judo and taekwando.The most widespread and gentler form is Taichi or more correctly Taijiquan, the system of movements builds muscle tone and improves posture and breathing. Many Chinese use Tai Chi as their daily morning exercise.
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fēi to not be; not; wrong

Origin

Ancient pictograph of negation 'not is'

Radical

Index 175 used in: used in: fěi (bandit)
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