Meaning of 谈

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
(Trad.: 談)
Pinyin: tán
English Definition: to speak; to talk; to converse; to chat; to discuss
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ yán ] flame, blaze; hot
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 谈
Example Words:
谈判 [ tán pàn ]: to negotiate; negotiation; talks; conference; Classifiers:
洽谈 [ qià tán ]: to discuss
侃侃而谈 [ kǎn kǎn ér tán ]: to speak frankly with assurance
谈话 [ tán huà ]: talk; conversation; Classifiers:
谈到 [ tán dào ]: to refer to; to speak about; to talk about
More: 谈* | *谈 | *谈*
Example Sentences