zhù to live; to dwell; to stay

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, jade radical 96, zhǔ dot radical 3]


The right part gives the phonetic 'zhu' (master) and the person radical conveys the idea of living
Number of strokes 7

Related characters

Using rén : tā (he) huā (flower) mén (s) hé (what) huà (to make into) wèi (position) yè (night) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do) dài (replace) 亿 yì (100,000,000) nǐ (you) fèn (portion) shén (what) gū (estimate) gōng (to provide) zhí (value) bǐng (both) rén (humane) chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) dǎo (fall) dàn (but) hòu (wait)
Using : quán (all) zhǔ (owner) rùn (leap) wán (toy) lǐ (texture) xiàn (to appear)
Using zhǔ : tài (too) yù (jade) lì (beautiful) wū (crow) yì (justice) zhōu (prefecture) zhǔ (owner) dì (younger brother) bái (bright) sháo (spoon) duì (to cash) lìng (to order) yóu (outstanding) liáng (good) pù (store) wèi (do)

Sounds same

zhù (to halt)

Different tone

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

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我看见我忘记,我听见我记住,我做我了解 wǒ kàn jiàn wǒ wàng jì, wǒ tīng jiàn wǒ jì zhù, wǒ zuò wǒ liǎo jiě You learn only by trying it, not by just observing or talking about it
纸包不住火 zhǐ bāo bù zhù huǒ The truth can not be concealed

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