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

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