竹 zhú bamboo
NoteA simplified picture of leaves emerging from a bamboo stem
Number of strokes 6
Sounds same⺮ zhú (bamboo)
Different tone猪 zhū (hog)
丶 zhǔ (dot)
主 zhǔ (owner)
煮 zhǔ (to cook)
住 zhù (to live)
驻 zhù (to halt)
This character is also represented as a radical in the form: ⺮ zhú
Stroke order for character 竹, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
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