zuò sit

Made up of [ earth; soil radical 32, rén person radical 9]

Note

Two people sitting on the ground
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


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

Sounds same

zuò (seat) zuò (to do)

Different tone

zuó (previous) zuǒ (left)

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

如坐针毡 rú zuò zhēn zhān To feel tense and uneasy
坐怀不乱 zuò huái bù luàn To describe a man who refuses to be tempted by lustful thoughts
坐井观天 zuò jǐng guān tiān A blinkered or limited view of the world
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