zhuàn biography; historical narrative; commentaries

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9]

Note

From 'person' and a phonetic element for 'zhuan' meaning to summon or commentate

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Using rén : tā (he) huā (flower) mén (s) hé (what) huà (to make into) wèi (position) yè (night) zuò (to do) dài (replace) 亿 yì (100,000,000) nǐ (you) zhù (to live) fèn (portion) shén (what) gū (estimate) gōng (to provide) zhí (value) bǐng (both) rén (humane) chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) dǎo (fall) dàn (but) hòu (wait)

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