Meaning of 店

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Pinyin: diàn
English Definition: inn; shop; store; Classifiers:
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical: 广
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; 广 (building) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ zhàn ] to divine; to observe; to versify
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Example Words
饭店 fàn diàn restaurant; hotel; Classifiers:
商店 shāng diàn store; shop; Classifiers:
酒店 jiǔ diàn wine shop; pub (public house); hotel; restaurant; (Tw) hostess club
书店 shū diàn bookstore; Classifiers:
药店 yào diàn pharmacy
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Example Sentences
What does this store sell?
I bought this car from this store with cash.
"You want to be there, " he says. "To me that store reinforces all the things I believe in.
My advice is to go to an actual running store, where there will be knowledgeable people who can watch you run and tell you what kind of shoe you need (overpronator, supinator, neutral, etc.).
It was only through God that we stopped at that shop on that day to find that specific bracelet.