zhù to live; to dwell; to stay

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

Note

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

Related characters


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

Sounds same

zhù (to halt)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

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

Chinese Language

Such an ancient language as Chinese has inevitably gathered very many characters and words that have histories going back hundred of years - far longer than any other currently spoken language. However the structure of Chinese language is quite easy to pick up and continues to be a source of fascination.
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