诉 sù to complain; to sue; to tell
Made up of [讠 yán
Alternative traditional form
of character: 訴
NoteThe words radical suggests conversation and the seconfd part 'chi' means scold.
Number of strokes 7
Using 讠 yán
: 话 huà (speech) 语 yǔ (language) 诞 dàn (birth) 说 shuō (to speak) 谁 shéi (who) 谜 mí (riddle) 谢 xiè (thanks) 请 qǐng (please) 记 jì (to record) 访 fǎng (to visit)
Sounds same肃 sù (respectful)
Different tone苏 sū (revive)
主 zhǔ owner; master; host
Made up of [丶
zhǔ dot radical 3, 王
yù jade radical 96]
OriginAncient picture was of a lighted torch this has now changed to be associated with 'jade' as this is a prized treasure it implies ownership and mastery. Or it might be that Zhu (monarch) gives the phonetic.Full information for 主
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