zhù to halt; to stay

Made up of [ horse radical 187, zhǔ owner; master; host ]

Note

The horse radical suggests transportation, the right part 'zhu' gives the pronunciation
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using : mā (mother) mǎ (?)

Sounds same

zhù (to live)

Different tone

zhū (hog) zhú (bamboo) zhú (bamboo) zhǔ (dot) zhǔ (owner) zhǔ (to cook)

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Pronunciation

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zuì most; the most

Made up of [ rì sun; day radical 72, qǔ to take; to get; to choose]

Origin

Combines 'sun' and 'to take' so can be thought of as a superlative as the 'sun' is dominant over all things
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