zuò seat; place

Made up of [广 guǎng vast; wide radical 53, earth; soil radical 32, rén person radical 9]

Note

Has two people sitting on the ground in a vast place
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using 广 guǎng : qìng (celebrate) diàn (inn) táng (Tang)
Using : qù (go) lǐ (inside) zuò (sit) chéng (city walls) dì (earth) shèng (holy) zhì (to arrive) hēi (black) kuài (piece) zài (exist) guī (jade tablet) guī (jade tablet)
Using rén : chá (tea) jīn (modern) zuò (sit) cóng (from) yǐ (to use) zhòng (many) jiǔ (long time) lìng (to order) shí (eat) shè (residence) huì (can) hé (why)

Sounds same

zuò (sit) zuò (to do)

Different tone

zuó (previous) zuǒ (left)

< Previous zuǒ Next zuò >

Pronunciation

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Phrases

请座 qǐng zuò Please sit down

Hot and cold foods

The Chinese have always put importance on balancing foods in meals that goes back to the concept of yin and yang. According to tradition 'hot' and 'cold' refers not to temperature but the property of the food. Obviously chilies are hot and bananas are cold. Less obviously beef and chocolate sweets are considered 'hot' while pears and shrimps are 'cold'. A good dish and a good meal will seek to balance hot and cold ingredients.
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Chinese proverb

Proverb

,活愚蠢
Shēng huó yǒu ài xìngfú, wèi ài shēng huó yú chǔn [sheng huo you ai xingfu, wei ai sheng huo yu chun]
produce live have love good fortune, pride love produce live foolish
A life of love is happy; a life for love is foolish.
Love is not the most important thing
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