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n./v. length; strong point; be good at
Other meanings
[cháng]   adj. long
[zhǎng]   v. grow, develop
[zhǎng]   v. look (like)
[cháng]   radical. long
[zhǎng]   adj./v. elder, senior; the eldest; chief, leader; to increase

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.
qǔ cháng bú duǎn
phr. learn from others' strong points and strengthen the weak points
chǐ yóu suó duǎn , cùn yóu suǒ cháng .
phr. Sometimes a foot is too short and an inch is too long.
cháng yú huì huà
phr. be good at painting