zuān
v. drill; go through, penetrate; study intensively; secure personal gain, take advantage of...
Other meanings
[zuàn]   n. diamond, jewel; drilling device
    metal (on the left side) (for )
    metal (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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láo shǔ yí xià zi zuān jìn dòng lǐ qù le
phr. The mouse dove fast into its hole.
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tā zài zhú zi shang zuān le yí gè dòng .
phr. He drilled a hole into the bamboo.
zuān yán
v. study intensively, dig into
zuān mù qú huǒ
idiom. drill wood to make fire
zuān yíng
v. curry favor with sb in authority for personal gain