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

The illustrious Ming

It was during the Ming dynasty that China achieved many accomplishments: a vast fleet sailed the seas and made many dicoveries.; an encylopedia of the accumulated knowledge was distilled into 11,000 chapers; trade with America brought in new vegetables and cotton that were widely grown.
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Language

When you start learning Chinese you soon across the fact that there are two written forms still in use, the simplified form used in China and the old, traditional form still used in Taiwan, Hong Kong and other overseas Chinese communities. With 4,000 years of use the written Chinese language has many archaic features. On formation of the Peoples Republic an ambition reform programme of the script was instigated which has made the learning of the characters far easier.
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