署 shǔ office; bureau; to sign
Made up of [罒 wǎng
radical 122, 者 zhě
in process of; involved in
Number of strokes 13
Using 罒 wǎng
: 置 zhì (to install)
Using 者 zhě
: 都 dōu (all) 猪 zhū (hog) 煮 zhǔ (to cook) 绪 xù (beginnings)
Sounds same暑 shǔ (heat)
Different tone书 shū (book)
殳 shū (spear)
树 shù (tree)
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