zhǎng palm of the hand; sole of the foot; paw

Made up of [ shǒu hand , shàng still; yet; to value ]


The hand radical at the bottom suggests meaning, the rough phonetic 'shang' is on top
Number of strokes 12

Related characters

Using shǒu : kàn (look) zuǒ (left) yòu (right)
Using shàng : tǎng (to recline) tàng (collective for trips) shǎng (to hand down)

Different tone

zhāng ('of')

< Previous zhāng Next zhāo >


孤掌难鸣 gū zhǎng nán míng It is difficult to achieve anything on your own
易如反掌 yì rú fǎn zhǎng Simple. Very easy

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