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chā

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chā Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
chā | cha1
English translation
to insert
stick in
pierce
to take part in
to interfere
to interpose
old variant of chā [chā]
to insert, to stick in; to pierce; to plant

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About chā

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Number of strokes

12

Traditional form

chā

Contains the radical

shǒu

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

hand

Etymology of chā

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

扌臿

Semantic compound

shǒu

Phonetic compound

chā

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. shǒu represents the meaning and chā represents the sound.

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Example sentences using chā

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zài Mén 下面 xià miàn chā xiē , hǎo ràng Mén kāi zhāo .

Put a wedge under the door so that it will stay open.

pēng de 一声 yī shēng Guān 上门 shàng mén ,插销 chā xiāo shuān hǎo .

He slammed the door and drove the bolt home.

Guān shǎng Mén ,拴上插销 chā xiāo .

I shut the door and fastened the bolt.

lǎo 法华一定 yīdìng zài zhuàn 大钱 dà qián , " 赫斯 chā le gōu .

" Old Fahrway must be making money, " put in Hurstwood.

Dōng 五峰 Wǔ fēng Shān , xíng 笔架 bǐ jià , 清秀 qīng xiù , Zhí chā 云天.

East Wufengshan, shaped like a penholder, meandering handsome, straight into the sky.

Words with chā

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
chā to insert chā
插手 chā shǒu to meddle插手 chā shǒu
插入 chā rù to insert插入 chā rù
插曲 chā qǔ incidental music插曲 chā qǔ
插槽 chā cáo slot插槽 chā cáo
插头 chā tóu plug插頭
插嘴 chā zuǐ to butt in插嘴 chā zuǐ
插座 chāzuò socket插座 chāzuò
插图 chā tú illustration插圖
穿插 chuān chā to insert穿插 chuān chā
插队 chā duì to cut in line插隊
插秧 chā yāng to transplant rice seedlings插秧 chā yāng
安插 ān chā to plant安插 ān chā
插画 chā huà illustration插畫
插花 chā huā ikebana插花 chā huā
插话 chā huà interruption插話
插播 chā bō to put a call on hold插播 chā bō
插口 chā kǒu to butt in插口 chā kǒu
插足 chā zú to squeeze in插足 chā zú
插孔 chā kǒng jack插孔 chā kǒng
两肋插刀 liǎng lèi chā dāo lit. knifes piercing both sides (idiom)兩肋插刀
插销 chā xiāo (electrical) plug插銷
见缝插针 jiàn fèng chā zhēn lit. to see a gap and stick in a needle (idiom); fig. to make use of every second and every inch見縫插針

chā Decomposition & Compounds

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chā Decomposition

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