zhǔ owner; master; host

Made up of [ zhǔ dot radical 3, jade radical 96]
Used as component in : zhù

Note

Ancient 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.
Number of strokes: 5

Related characters


Also uses zhǔ component: bái (bright) bàn (half) bīng (ice) dì (younger brother) duì (to cash) lì (beautiful) liáng (good) lìng (to order) pù (store) sháo (spoon) shù (method) sū (revive) tài (too) wǎng (towards) wèi (do) wū (crow) yì (justice) yóu (outstanding) yù (jade) zhōu (prefecture) zhù (to live) zì (from)
Also uses component: lǐ (texture) qiú (ball) quán (all) rùn (leap) wán (toy) xiàn (to appear) zhù (to live)

Sounds same

zhǔ (dot) zhǔ (to cook)

Different tone

zhū (hog) zhú (bamboo) zhú (bamboo) zhù (to live) zhù (to halt)

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Pronunciation

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

Cities

公主岭 Gongzhuling, Jilin

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