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


Using huǒ : hēi (black) diǎn (spot)
Using zhě : dōu (all) zhū (hog) xù (beginnings) shǔ (office)

Sounds same

zhǔ (dot) zhǔ (owner)

Different tone

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

< Previous zhǔ Next zhù >

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

dào arrive; reach

Made up of [ zhì to arrive; most; to radical 133, dāo knife (radical) radical 18]

Origin

The secod part 'knife' is 'dao' acting as phonetic
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