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


Also uses component: mǎ (?) mā (mother)

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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