zhāng 'of'; spread

Made up of [ gōng bow radical 57, cháng long; length radical 168]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using gōng : fú (not) dì (younger brother)

Different tone

zhǎng (palm of the hand)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

张家口 Zhangjiakou, Hebei
张家港 Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu
张家界 Zhangjiajie, Hunan

Phrases

我有六张红票 wǒ yǒu liù zhāng hóng piào I have six red tickets
他买了三张票 tā mǎi le sān zhāng piào He bought three tickets
这是我的张票 zhè shì wǒ de zhāng piào This is my ticket
你好我要买一张票 nǐ hǎo wǒ yào mǎi yī zhāng piào Hello, I want to buy a ticket

Zhang Guotao

Objectively it should have been Zhang Guotao not Mao Zedong who should have led the Communists when they met up in northern China during the Long March (August 1935) as he had an army four times larger and had local knowledge. It was only an ill-conceived offensive operation by Zhang that removed him from the battle for party leadership when they reached Shaanxi.
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