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English Definitionpalm of the hand; sole of the foot; paw; horseshoe; to slap; to hold in one's hand; to wield
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄓㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zoeng2

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Words With Same Head Word    
掌握zhǎngwòto grasp (often fig.); to control; to seize (initiative, opportunity, destiny); to master; to know well; to understand something well and know how to use it; fluency
掌管zhǎngguǎnin charge of; to control
掌勺zhǎngsháoto be in charge of the cooking; to be the chef; head cook; chef
掌嘴zhǎngzuǐto slap
Words With Same Tail Word    
鼓掌gǔzhǎngto applaud; to clap
主掌zhǔzhǎngin charge (of a position etc); the person in charge; responsible
反掌fǎnzhǎnglit. to turn over one's palm; fig. everything is going very well.
合掌hézhǎngto clasp hands; to put one's palms together (in prayer)
执掌zhízhǎngto wield (power etc)
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