Meaning of 撰

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Pinyin: zhuàn
English Definition: to compose; to compile
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shǒu ] hand
    • [ xùn ] mild, modest, obedient; southeast; 5th of the 8 trigrams
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Example Words
撰写 zhuàn xiě to write; to compose
编撰 biān zhuàn to compile; to edit
撰文 zhuàn wén to write an article
杜撰 zhuàn to fabricate; to make sth up; invented
撰稿人 zhuàn gǎo rén author (of a manuscript)
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