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English Definitionto prick; to run or stick (a needle etc) into; jug (a measure word for liquids such as beer)
See alsozhá penetrating (as of cold); struggle
variant of (from traditional character )
zhā variant of (from traditional character )
to tie; to bind; measure word for flowers, banknotes etc: bundle (from traditional character )
Simplified Script
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄓㄚ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zaat3
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced

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Words With Same Head Word    
扎实zhāshistrong; solid; sturdy; firm; practical
扎住zhāzhùto stop
扎啤zhāpídraught beer
扎堆zhāduīto gather together
扎扎zhāzhā(onom.) crunch (of marching feet etc)
Words With Same Tail Word    
尖扎jiānzhāJianzha county in Huangnan Tibetan autonomous prefecture 黄南藏族自治州, Qinghai
巴扎bāzhābazaar (loanword)
扎扎zhāzhā(onom.) crunch (of marching feet etc)
板扎bǎnzhā(dialect) awesome; excellent
洛扎luòzhāLhozhag county, Tibetan: Lho brag rdzong, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地区, Tibet
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