(zhàn)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. occupy
  2. seize
  3. to constitute

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

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Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
占线 zhànxiàn the (phone) line is busy
占据 zhànjù occupy/hold/inhabit
占领 zhànlǐng occupy (a territory)/capture/seize
霸占 bà zhàn to occupy by force/to seize/to dominate
拜占庭 Bài zhàn tíng Byzantium/Byzantine or Eastern Roman empire (395-1453)
卜占 bǔ zhān to divine/to prophecy/to foretell the future
敌占区 dí zhàn qū enemy occupied territory
独占 dú zhàn to monopolize/to control/to dominate
独占鳌头 dú zhàn áo tóu to come first in triennial palace examinations (idiom, refers to the carved stone turtle head in front of the imperial palace, next to which the most successful candidate in the imperial examinations was entitled to stand)/to be the champion/to be the very best in any field
多吃多占 duō chī duō zhàn taking or eating more than one's due (idiom)/greedy and selfish
返还占有 fǎn huán zhàn yǒu repossession
攻占 gōng zhàn to seize control of (an enemy position)/(fig.) to take by storm/to gain (awards, control of a market etc)
挤占 jǐ zhàn to seize/to push aside and occupy
马占 mǎ zhàn (dialect) merchant (loanword)
抢占 qiǎng zhàn to seize (the strategic high ground)
强占 qiáng zhàn to occupy by force
侵占 qīn zhàn to invade and occupy (territory)
鹊巢鸠占 què cháo jiū zhàn the magpie made a nest, the turtledove dwells in it (idiom)/to reap where one has not sown
市场占有率 shì chǎng zhàn yǒu lǜ market share
市占率 shì zhàn lǜ market share/abbr. for 市場佔有率|市场占有率
苏占区 Sū zhàn qū Soviet-occupied area (of Eastern Europe etc)
贪占 tān zhàn to misappropriate
占卜 zhān bǔ to divine
占城 Zhàn chéng Champa (Sanskrit: Campapura or Campanagara), ancient kingdom in the South of Vietnam c. 200-1693
占地 zhàn dì to take up space/to occupy (space)
占地儿 zhàn dì er to take up space
占地方 zhàn dì fang to take up space
占地面积 zhàn dì miàn ji floor area/occupied area/footprint (of a building, piece of equipment etc)
占据 zhàn jù to occupy/to hold
占领 zhàn lǐng to occupy (a territory)/to hold
占领者 zhàn lǐng zhě occupant
占满 zhàn mǎn to fill/to occupy completely
占便宜 zhàn pián yi advantageous/favorable/to benefit at others' expense/to take unfair advantage
占婆 Zhàn pó Champa (Sanskrit: Campapura or Campanagara), ancient kingdom in the South of Vietnam c. 200-1693
占去 zhàn qù to take up (one's time etc)/to occupy (one's attention etc)/to account for (a proportion of sth)
占上风 zhàn shàng fēng to take the lead/to gain the upper hand
占位符 zhàn wèi fú placeholder (computing)
占为己有 zhàn wéi jǐ yǒu to appropriate to oneself (what rightfully belongs to others)
占下风 zhàn xià fēng to be at a disadvantage
占先 zhàn xiān to take precedence
占线 zhàn xiàn busy (telephone line)
占星 zhān xīng to divine by astrology/horoscope
占星家 zhān xīng jiā astrologer
占星师 zhān xīng shī astrologer
占星术 zhān xīng shù astrology
占星学 zhān xīng xué astrology
占用 zhàn yòng to occupy
占优 zhàn yōu to dominate/dominant
占有 zhàn yǒu to have/to own/to hold/to occupy/to possess/to account for (a high proportion etc)
占优势 zhàn yōu shì to predominate/to occupy a dominant position
占着茅坑不拉屎 zhàn zhe máo kēng bù lā shǐ lit. to occupy a latrine but not shit (proverb)/fig. to be a dog in the manger
占中 Zhàn Zhōng Occupy Central, Hong Kong civil disobedience movement (September 2014 -)
占族 Zhàn zú Cham ethnic group

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