• zhǎi

    ㄓㄞˇ

    narrow

    badly off

    • zhà

      ㄓㄚˋ

      abruptly

      at first, suddenly

    • xué

      ㄒㄩㄝˊ

      cave

      cavity, hole

Words

Log in to prefer simplified or traditional characters

xiá zhǎi

ㄒㄧㄚˊ ㄓㄞˇ

narrow + narrow

narrow

kuān zhǎi

ㄎㄨㄢ ㄓㄞˇ

wide + narrow

width, breadth

yuān jiā zhǎi

ㄩㄢ ㄐㄧㄚ ㄌㄨˋ ㄓㄞˇ

grievance + home + road + narrow

lit. enemies on a narrow road (idiom); fig. an inevitable clash between opposing factions