Meaning of 粘

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Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (grain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] rice, millet, grain
    • [ zhàn ] to divine; to observe; to versify
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  • Pinyin: zhān
    English Definition: to glue; to paste; to adhere; to stick to
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    粘贴 zhān tiē to stick; to affix; to adhere; to paste (as in "copy and paste"); Taiwan pr. [nian2 tie1]; also written 黏贴 [nian2 tie1]
    粘连 zhān lián adhesion; to adhere; to cohere; to stick
    不粘锅 zhān guō non-stick pan
    粘合 zhān to bind; agglutination
    粘着性 zhān zhuó xìng agglutinative (in linguistics, a characteristic of Altaic languages)
    More: 粘* | *粘 | *粘*
  • Pinyin: nián
    English Definition: variant of
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    粘乎乎 nián sticky; slimy
    粘合剂 nián adhesive; glue
    粘土 nián clay; loam
    粘度 nián viscosity
    粘性 nián xìng viscosity; glutinous
    More: 粘* | *粘 | *粘*
Example Sentences
I have sealed the envelope already.
Please do not copy and paste this content.
This child is very clingy and always wants to be with his mom.
This type of glue dries quickly and sticks very firmly.
The rice at this restaurant is particularly delicious, fragrant and not sticky.