zhàn to fight; fight; war

Made up of [ zhān to observe; to divine , spear radical 62]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 9 strokes.
The phonetic 'zhan' is on the left side for once, 'spear' gives idea of conflict

Related characters


Also uses zhān component: diàn (shop) diǎn (spot) tiē (to stick) zhàn (station) zhān (to glue) zuān (to drill)
Also uses component: chéng (to succeed) dài (to respect) huò (maybe) jiān (narrow) wǒ (I (me)) wù (fifth (ordinal)) wǔ (martial) zài (to carry) zàng (treasury) zhǎo (to try to find)

Sounds same

zhàn (station)

Different tone

zhān (to observe) zhān (to glue)

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Pronunciation

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