Meaning of 栈

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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:

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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