zuó previous

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, zhà at first; suddenly; abruptly ]

Note

The 'sun' on the left suggests 'yesterday; previous' the second part used to give rpough phonetic
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using : míng (bright) shì (is) xiāng (fragrant) chūn (spring) chāng (prosperous) mò (do not) shǔ (heat) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) qíng (clear sky) jiàn (gap) bái (bright) jǐng (bright) céng (once) yīn (sound) jiù (old) zuì (most) yì (easy) dàn (dawn) zǎo (early) wǎn (evening) shí (time)
Using zhà : zuò (to do) zhà (to explode) xué (narrow) dìng (how)

Different tone

zuǒ (left) zuò (seat) zuò (sit) zuò (to do)

< Previous zuì Next zuǒ >

Phrases

昨天 zuó tiān yesterday
Chinese Chess

Chinese Chess

Culture

Like most other things the Chinese invented their own version of the chess board game. There are strong reasons to suppose that the Chinese game Xiangqi or 'elephant game' is closer to the original form. The absence of a 'queen' piece and the strange rules for 'cannons' make this just as challenging a game as the version played in the West.

zhè Qiantang River


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