zhǔ to cook; to boil

Made up of [ huǒ fire (as radical) radical 86, zhě in process of; involved in ]

Note

The fire radical gives idea of cooking and 'zhe' indicates the rough sound
Number of strokes: 12

Related characters


Also uses huǒ component: chǎo (to sauté) diǎn (spot) hēi (black) zhào (according to) zhēng (to steam)
Also uses zhě component: dōu (all) shǔ (office) xù (beginnings) zhū (hog)

Sounds same

zhǔ (dot) zhǔ (owner)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

生米煮成熟饭 shēng mǐ zhǔ chéng shú fàn What has been done can not be undone

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