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v./n. put something under something else to raise it or make it level; cushion, mat
Other meanings
[diàn]   v. pay for somebody in advance; fill up; fill in a gap, insert

Simplified Chinese


Traditional Chinese

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.
diàn zi
n. cushion, pad, mat, mattress
wó xiǎng zài wǎng shang mǎi gè kào diàn .
phr. I wanted to buy a backrest cushion online.
diàn shàng
v. to place a mat or cushion on; pay for someone
chuáng diàn
n. mattress
kào diànr
n. cushion (for leaning on)