v. to light, to kindle; to hint, to point at
Other meanings
[diǎn]   m. o'clock
[diǎn]   n. drop (of liquid); spot, dot, speck
[diǎn]   n. dot stroke; appointed time, scheduled time; refreshment, snack
[diǎn]   v. to mark, to dot; to nod or point (of head or finger); to touch on very briefly; to order, to choose
[diǎn]   v. to count, to check one by one; to decorate, to adorn
[diǎn]   m. a little; item, piece (suggestion, advice, etc.)
    fire (for )
    black (for )

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.
zhí diǎn
v. give directions, give advice; pick on sb, gossip about sb's faults
diǎn bō
v./n. web cast, request item for broadcast on radio program, dibble seeding, spot seeding
diǎn liàng
v. illuminate, turn on the lights, light (a blaze)
diǎn zháo
v. to light (fire, cigarette, candle, etc.)
diǎn yān
v. light up a cigarette