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v. to hinder, to bar, to block; be directed right at
    hand (for )
    hand (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.
lán jié
v. intercept
lán zhù
v. stop, bar the way
yì tiáo xiǎo hé lán zhù le wǒ men de qù lù
phr. A small river blocked the way we are going.
lán zhe
v. prevent, stop, block (form entering or going to some place)
lán yāo yì kǎn
idiom. to cut in half, to cut in the middle (of price, budget, etc.)