Meaning of 暂

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(Trad.: 暫)
Pinyin: zàn
English Definition: temporary; Taiwan pr. [zhan4]
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sun) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ zhǎn ] to chop, to cut, to sever; to behead
    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
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Example Words
暂时 zàn shí temporary; provisional; for the time being
暂行 zàn xíng provisional
短暂 duǎn zàn of short duration; brief; momentary
暂停 zàn tíng to suspend; time-out (e.g. in sports); stoppage; pause (media player)
暂且 zàn qiě for now; for the time being; temporarily
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