zhǔ owner; master; host

Made up of [ zhǔ dot radical 3, jade radical 96]

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


Using zhǔ : tài (too) yù (jade) lì (beautiful) wū (crow) yì (justice) zhōu (prefecture) zhù (to live) dì (younger brother) bái (bright) sháo (spoon) duì (to cash) lìng (to order) yóu (outstanding) liáng (good) pù (store) wèi (do)
Using : quán (all) rùn (leap) zhù (to live) wán (toy) lǐ (texture) xiàn (to appear)

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

The illustrious Ming

It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown.
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