(cháng ) ( )

长 English Translation

The English meaning of (cháng ) is:

  • length
  • long
  • forever
  • always
  • constantly

(zhǎng ) ( )

长 English Translation

The English meaning of (zhǎng ) is:

  • chief
  • head
  • elder
  • to grow
  • to develop
  • to increase
  • to enhance

Example Usage of 长


Wǒ jiāng quèbǎo nǐmen zài dì yī nián hòu yǒu yīgè zēngzhǎng. I'll see to it that you have a raise after the first year.

Tā zhǎngdàle huì chéngwéi yī míng yīshēng. He is going to be a doctor when he grows up.

Wǒ zūnjìng zhǎngbèi. I respect elderly people.

Tā zài àodàlìyǎ zhǎngdà. He was brought up in Australia.

Tā bèi xuǎn wèi shìzhǎng. He was elected mayor.

Ann shì lālāduì duìzhǎng. Ann is a cheerleader.

Tā bù shàncháng kāichē. He is not a good driver.

Wǒmen xuǎn tā wèi wǒmen duì de duìzhǎng. We elected her captain of our team.

Yóuyú nóngyè de fāzhǎn, shípǐn quánqiú chǎnliàng nénggòu gēn shàng rénkǒu de zēngzhǎng, dàn zhǐshì xīshēngle jiānglái. Thanks to the development of agricultural science, world food production has managed to keep up with population growth - but only at the expense of the future.

Wǒ zhīdào tā de míngzì, dàn bù zhīdào tā zhǎng shénme yàng. I know him by name, but not by sight.

Yèwǎn hěn zhǎng, bùshì ma? Well, the night is quite long, isn't it?


Chinese Radical (cháng ) ( )

The character (cháng ) ( ) is a radical in the following characters:


Chinese words containing 长

is a Chinese Radical
HSK Level 3
长 Stroke Count 4
長 Stroke Count 8
长 Stroke Order
長 Stroke Order