Hanzi Character Search: 佔

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occupy by force, usurp; possess
Radical 𠆢
Strokes (without radical) 5 Total Strokes 7
Mandarin reading zhàn Cantonese reading zim3
Japanese on reading chin sen Japanese kun reading miru ukagau shimeru
Korean reading cem Vietnamese reading
Specialized Semantic Variant(s)

CEDICT Entries:

   [ zhān ]   to observe, to divine
   [ zhàn ]   to occupy, to constitute, to make up, to account
   [ zhàn ]   to occupy, to hold
   [ zhàn lǐng ]   to occupy (a territory), to hold
   [ zhàn lǐng zhě ]   occupant
便   [ zhàn pían yi ]   advantageous, favorable
   [ zhàn xīan ]   to take precedence
   [ zhàn xìan ]   busy (telephone)
   [ zhàn yǒu ]   to have, to own, to hold, to possess
⇒    [ zhàn ]   forcibly occupy, seize
⇒    [ gōng zhàn ]   attack and occupy
⇒    [ qīn zhàn ]   to invade and occupy (territory)