zhǔ to cook; to boil

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


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 >


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生米煮成熟饭 shēng mǐ zhǔ chéng shú fàn What has been done can not be done again. Actions have already been taken that can not be reversed
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