chuán boat; vessel; ship

Made up of [ zhōu boat radical 137, how many; small table; some radical 16, kǒu mouth radical 30]
Made with 11 strokes.
The left part is itself the radical for a boat, the right part can be read to mean 'many mouths' suggesting a large boat.

Related characters

Also uses component: fèng (phoenix) (machine)
Also uses kǒu component: (supposition or suggestion) chàng (to sing) chāo (to exceed) chī (to eat) fēi (coffee) (rich) (good fortune) gào (to tell) (each) gōng (palace) gǒu (dog) (ancient) hāi (sound of sighing) hào (name) (together) (to close) (drink) hēng (prosperous) hòu (behind) huí (to circle) huò (maybe) (lucky) jiào (called) jīng (capital) jiù (fault) (sentence) (office) jūn (monarch) (coffee) (can) lìng (other) (?) mìng (life) míng (name) míng (to call (birds)) ne (and you?) (hops) pǐn (article) (as) shàng (still) shì (matter) shǐ (history) suī (although) tái (typhoon) táng (Tang) tīng (to listen) tóng (same) wèn (ask) (to be fond of) xiōng (elder brother) yǎo (to bite) yòu (right) (language) yuán (person) yuē (to speak) zhān (to observe) zhī (one) zhī (to know) zhōu (circuit) (foot)

Different tone

chuān (river)

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