wood charcoal; coal

strokes 9
strokes after radical 5
艾炭 艾炭 ai4 tan4
carbonized mugwort leaf (TCM); Folium Artemisiae argyi carbonisatum

艾叶炭 艾葉炭 ai4 ye4 tan4
carbonized mugwort leaf (used in TCM); Folium Artemisiae argyi carbonisatum

冰炭不相容 冰炭不相容 bing1 tan4 bu4 xiang1 rong2
as incompatible or irreconcilable as ice and hot coals

冰炭不言,冷热自明 冰炭不言,冷熱自明 bing1 tan4 bu4 yan2 - leng3 re4 zi4 ming2
ice or coals, whether hot or cold goes without saying (idiom); fig. sincerity is not expressed in words

苍生涂炭 蒼生塗炭 cang1 sheng1 tu2 tan4
the common people in a miserable state

骨炭 骨炭 gu3 tan4
bone black; animal charcoal

黑炭 黑炭 hei1 tan4
coal; charcoal; (of skin) darkly pigmented; charcoal (color); bituminous coal (mining)

活性炭 活性炭 huo2 xing4 tan4
activated carbon

火炭 火炭 huo3 tan4
Fo Tan (area in Hong Kong)

火炭 火炭 huo3 tan4
live coal; ember; burning coals

焦炭 焦炭 jiao1 tan4
coke (processed coal used in blast furnace)

卖炭翁 賣炭翁 mai4 tan4 weng1
The Old Charcoal Seller, poem by Tang poet Bai Juyi 白居易

煤炭 煤炭 mei2 tan4

木炭 木炭 mu4 tan4

泥炭 泥炭 ni2 tan4

泥炭藓 泥炭蘚 ni2 tan4 xian3
matted sphagnum moss (Sphagnum palustre)

烧炭 燒炭 shao1 tan4
to manufacture charcoal; to burn charcoal (often a reference to suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning)

生灵涂炭 生靈塗炭 sheng1 ling2 tu2 tan4
people are in a terrible situation (idiom)

石炭 石炭 shi2 tan4
coal (arch.)

石炭纪 石炭紀 shi2 tan4 ji4
Carboniferous (geological period 354-292m years ago)

石炭井 石炭井 shi2 tan4 jing3
Shitanjing subdistrict of Dawukou district 大武口區|大武口区 of Shizuishan city 石嘴山市, Ningxia

石炭井区 石炭井區 shi2 tan4 jing3 qu1
Shitanjing subdistrict of Dawukou district 大武口區|大武口区 of Shizuishan city 石嘴山市, Ningxia

石炭酸 石炭酸 shi2 tan4 suan1
phenol C6H5OH; same as 苯酚

石炭系 石炭系 shi2 tan4 xi4
carboniferous system; coal measure (geology)

炭焙 炭焙 tan4 bei4

炭疽 炭疽 tan4 ju1
anthrax; bacillus

炭疽病 炭疽病 tan4 ju1 bing4

炭疽杆菌 炭疽桿菌 tan4 ju1 gan3 jun1
anthrax bacterium; Bacillus anthracis

炭疽菌苗 炭疽菌苗 tan4 ju1 jun1 miao2
anthrax vaccine

炭疽热 炭疽熱 tan4 ju1 re4

透皮炭疽 透皮炭疽 tou4 pi2 tan4 ju1
cutaneous anthrax

涂炭 塗炭 tu2 tan4
extreme distress; in utter misery

无烟炭 無煙炭 wu2 yan1 tan4
smokeless coal

雪中送炭 雪中送炭 xue3 zhong1 song4 tan4
lit. to send charcoal in snowy weather (idiom); fig. to provide help in sb's hour of need