zhú bamboo

Note

A simplified picture of leaves emerging from a bamboo stem
Number of strokes: 6

Different tone

zhū (hog) zhǔ (dot) zhǔ (owner) zhǔ (to cook) zhù (to live) zhù (to halt)
This character is also represented as a radical in the form: zhú

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stroke order for 竹
Stroke order for character 竹, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

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zhú bamboo

Long cold winters

China's climate can be surprisingly cold in winter, and not just in the far north-east that borders Siberia. In the winter of 2015 snow caused disruption as far south of Guangzhou. Record low temperatures are in the furthest north-east at -22°F (-30°C) where many goods can be bought in frozen form. Tibet is generally cool, only reaching about 60°F in summer it is the south-east coast that is hottest with temperatures typically 90°F (34°C).
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jīng Classic; pass through

Made up of [ sī silk radical 120, gōng work; skill radical 48]

Origin

The old character concerned geomancy, the modern form symbolizes weaving silk at a loom, suggesting hard and meticulous work
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