Meaning of 杖

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Pinyin: zhàng
English Definition: a staff; a rod; cane; walking stick; to flog with a stick (old)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ zhàng ] gentleman, man, husband; unit of length equal to 3.3 meters
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Example Words
拐杖 guǎi zhàng crutches; crutch; walking stick
手杖 shǒu zhàng cane; Classifiers:
擀面杖 gǎn miàn zhàng rolling pin
权杖 quán zhàng scepter
魔杖 zhàng magic wand
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