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(Trad.: 棧)
Pinyin: zhàn
English Definition: a wooden or bamboo pen for sheep or cattle; wood or bamboo trestlework; a warehouse
Chinese Definition:
①储存货物或供旅客住宿的房屋:货栈。客栈。栈房。
②竹木编成的遮蔽物或其他东西:马栈(养马的竹木棚)。栈车(古代用竹木编成棚的车子)。
③用木料或其他材料架设的通道:栈道。栈桥(一种形似桥梁的建筑物,用于装卸货物、上下旅客等)。
④通过,越过:栈山航海。

Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (wood) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ jiān ] small, narrow; tiny, little
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Example Words:
商栈 [ shāng zhàn ]: inn; caravansary
堆栈 [ duī zhàn ]: stack (computing); storehouse; warehouse
客栈 [ zhàn ]: tavern; guest house; inn; hotel
恋栈 [ liàn zhàn ]: to be reluctant to give up a post
明修栈道,暗渡陈仓 [ míng xiū zhàn dào , àn chén cāng ]: lit. repair the plank road by day while secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河 of Chu); fig. to feign one thing while doing another; to cheat under cover of a diversion
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