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The Chinese word zhang - 长 - zhăng
(superior in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

zhăng

Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced cháng. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well:
If 长 is pronounced "cháng", it means long.

English translations

superior"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to grow, to increase, older,
senior"Why are some translations grayed out?"
Grayed-out terms are meanings of the character which cannot be used as translations. For example, 必 (bì) has the meaning must / to have to. However, the Chinese translation for "must" is not 必 (bì) but 必须 (bìxū).
, to acquire

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 长 ( zhăng ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( zhang / zhăng ) with pronunciation (English translation: <m>superior</m> )
长 ( zhang / zhăng ) in traditional characters
Character complexity
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is composed of 5 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to grow up  |  elder
 
Chinese example words containing the character 长 ( zhang / zhăng )
阿拉伯联合酋长国 ( Ālābó liánhé qiúzhăngguó = United Arab Emirates ), 校长 ( xiàozhăng = schoolmaster ), 增长 ( zēngzhăng = to increase )
Other characters that are pronounced zhăng in Chinese
More words that mean to grow in Chinese
shēng ( 生 ), shēngzhăng ( 生长 ), zhòngzhí ( 种植 ), ( 滋 )

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All words in this dictionary (more to come) were taken from the multimedia Chinese learning software Han Trainer Pro.
This Chinese-English dictionary is currently under development.

 
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