zhān to observe; to divine

Made up of [ kǒu mouth radical 30, divination; prophesy radical 25]
Used as component in : zhàn ; zhān ; zhàn ; diàn ; zuān ; tiē ; diǎn

Note

Combines 'mouth' and 'divination' so has meaning of making an observation
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses kǒu component: bā (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) chuán (boat) fēi (coffee) fù (rich) fú (good fortune) gào (to tell) gè (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) gǔ (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) hé (to close) hé (together) hē (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) jí (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) jù (sentence) jú (office) jūn (monarch) kā (coffee) kě (can) lìng (other) mǎ (?) mìng (life) míng (name) ne (and you?) pí (hops) pǐn (article) rú (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) xǐ (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) yǔ (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhī (to know) zhī (one) zhōu (surname Zhou) zú (foot)
Also uses component: chù (place) jiù (fault) wài (outside) zhēn (chaste) zhuō (table)

Sounds same

zhān (to glue)

Different tone

zhàn (station) zhàn (to fight)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 占
Stroke order for character 占, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

ròu meat; flesh

Origin

A picture of pieces of dried meat tied up in a bundle
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