zuān to drill; to bore; to get into

Made up of [ jīn metal radical 167, zhān to observe; to divine ]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Made with 10 strokes.
Metal radical suggests digging for ore, 'zhan' is rough phonetic

Related characters

Also uses jīn component: guō (pot) (store) qián (money) tiě (arms) (to bestow) yín (silver) zhōng (clock)
Also uses zhān component: diàn (shop) diǎn (spot) tiē (to stick) zhàn (station) zhàn (to fight) zhān (to glue)

< Previous Next zuì >


Sound file kindly provided by shtooka.net under a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike License