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

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

Different tone

zhāng ('of')

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