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)

< Previous zhù Next zhuǎ >

Pronunciation

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zhǐ paper

Made up of [ sī silk radical 120, shì clan name; maiden name radical 83]

Origin

The modern form has 'silk' combined with a floating water plant, a reference to the production process for paper. The right element is 'shi' which is a rough phonetic.
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