霑 - Dong Chinese dictionary

zhān

be moistened

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
雨 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

rain

沾 sound component

  Sound component

zhān

  

moisten

Evolution

霑 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
霑 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

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zhān

variant of [zhān]; to moisten

 

zhān

be moistened, soaked; moisten

Most common words with 霑
Freq.
Word
Meaning

to moisten

沾满

muddy

沾染

to be infected by

沾沾自喜

immeasurably self-satisfied

沾边

to be relevant