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n. biography; commentaries on classics; used in titles of story or novel
Other meanings
[chuán]   v. to transfer, pass on, to transmit, to spread
[chuán]   v. to conduct, to express, be contagious, to summon
    person, man

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.
zhuàn jì
n. biography
zì zhuàn
n. autobiography
bái shé zhuàn
phr. The Legend of the White Snake
jù rén zhuàn
n. "The Life of Gargantua and Pantagruel"
zuǒ zhuàn
n. "Zuo Zhuan", "Zuo's Commentary (on Spring and autumn annals)" (by Zuo Qiuming)