Radical and Phonetic
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Total Number of Strokes 14
Number of Strokes 11
Mandarin Reading cháng
TeoChew Phonetic
Chinese Definitions
嫦娥
[Chinese mythical goddess of the moon] 又作“姮娥”。传说中后羿的妻子,后从人间飞升到月亮。
羿请不死之药于西王母,嫦娥窃之以奔月。――《搜神记》
后比喻美女
嫦cháng[嫦娥]又叫"姮娥"。神话说她是后羿的妻子,偷吃不死药后飞升月宫,成为仙女。
English Definitions
name of a moon goddess
References
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