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error [Mar. 12th, 2007|06:13 pm]
Chinese Character a Day



Current Theme: Characters with the element 舛 chuǎn (chuan3), error

chuǎn (chuan3)

  • commonly found in the compound: 舛誤 (舛误) chuǎn wù (chuan3 wu4), error
  • radical: no. 136
  • mnemonic: Traditionally, this is said to be a compound ideogram of two persons back to back.
  • total strokes traditional (simplified): 6 (6)
  • frequency: 4694th most common character


N.B. I'm going to try posting characters less frequently (maybe one a week) but more regularly.

[User Picture]From: weehobbit
2007-03-13 12:25 am (UTC)
i missed these, thank you for continuing! :)
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[User Picture]From: characterguy
2007-03-13 12:59 am (UTC)
Thanks for the positive feedback! :D
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[User Picture]From: spacejunks
2007-03-13 01:03 am (UTC)
You're back! Thanks for doing this!
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[User Picture]From: characterguy
2007-03-13 01:12 am (UTC)
Thanks! It's nice to be appreciated. :D
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[User Picture]From: serendipitous_t
2007-03-13 04:16 pm (UTC)
We were waiting for your return. Thanks for getting back.

BTW, another common compound with 舛 is 舛错 (chuan3cuo3), also 'error'.
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[User Picture]From: characterguy
2007-03-13 05:49 pm (UTC)
Cool! Thanks for the info on the compound! :D
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