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The Chinese word zhang - 张 - zhāng
(to spread in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

zhāng

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English translations

to spread, to exaggerate, a sheet of, surname,
to stretch out, a piece of

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Chinese characters  ( zhang / zhāng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to spread )
张 ( zhang / zhāng ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 7 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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张 ( zhang / zhāng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 223)
Chinese example words containing the character 张 ( zhang / zhāng )
慌慌张张 ( huānghuangzhāngzhang = bewildered ), 紧张 ( jĭnzhāng = nervous ), 张华光 ( Zhāng Huáguāng = Zhang Huaguang ), 章华明 ( Zhāng Huámíng = Zhang Huaming )
Other characters that are pronounced zhāng in Chinese
More words that mean to spread in Chinese
( 布 ), guăng ( 广 ), yáng ( 扬 ), zhănkāi ( 展开 )

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