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


Also uses component: bái (bright) céng (once) chāng (prosperous) chūn (spring) dàn (dawn) hūn (to marry) jiàn (gap) jiān (between) jǐng (bright) jiù (old) míng (bright) mò (do not) pǔ (general) qíng (clear sky) shì (is) shí (time) shǔ (heat) wǎn (evening) xiāng (fragrant) xīng (star) yáng (yang) yì (easy) yīn (sound) yǐng (picture) zǎo (early) zhào (according to) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) zuì (most)
Also uses zhà component: dìng (how) xué (narrow) zhà (to explode) zuò (to do)

Different tone

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

< Previous zuì Next zuǒ >

Phrases

zuó tiān Yesterday

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