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Pronunciation : zhuàn
Meaning :
  1. to revolve; to turn. (v)
  2. to walk about. (v)
  3. classifier for turns: revs; classifier for repeated actions. (measure word)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 30.4%
Notes : also as zhuǎn
Common Words / Phrases:
zì zhuàn
: rotation
gōng zhuàn
: revolution
1. The fan’s broken – it’s not turning round.
diàn fēng shàn bèi shuāi huài zhuàn le
电风扇 : fan
: (particle) used to form a set phrase with a passive meaning
: throw
: spoil
: not
: turn
: particle indicating that something has happened
2. The Moon orbits the Earth.
yuè liang wéi zhe qiú zhuàn
月亮 : the Moon
: surround
: added to a verb or adjective to indicate a continued action or state
地球 : the Earth
: to revolve; to turn
3. The earth revolves around its axis once every 24 hours.
qiú zhuàn zhōu shì xiǎo shí
2 4
地球 : earth
自转 : rotation
: one
: round
: is
小时 : hour
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