chuān river

Similar looking characters : zhōu (prefecture)
Made with 3 strokes.
Represents the fast smooth flow of water in a river
Ancient small seal form Small seal

Different tone

chuán (boat)


Index 47 used in: shùn (to obey) ; zhōu (prefecture)

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stroke order for 川
Stroke order for character 川, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license


四川 Sichuan


银川 Yinchuan, Ningxia


海纳百川 hǎi nà bǎi chuān We all share a common destiny