shǔ office; bureau; to sign

Made up of [ wǎng net radical 122, zhě in process of; involved in ]
Number of strokes 13

Related characters


Using wǎng : zhì (to install)
Using zhě : dōu (all) zhū (hog) zhǔ (to cook) xù (beginnings)

Sounds same

shǔ (heat)

Different tone

shū (book) shū (spear) shù (tree)

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Mandarin Chinese: The Rough Guide Phrasebook

book cover A well organised and useful phrasebook. Very useful for a business traveler or tourist. It has a dictionary of words and phrases with Chinese mandarin and characters as well as a shorter pinyin to English guide. This is followed by dialogue suggestions for common encounters: shopping, traveling and dining.
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jiàn to establish; to build; to set up

Made up of [ yǐn 'long stride' radical 54]

Origin

Combines a 'long stride' and 'writing pencil' so perhaps can be remembered as writing a plan
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