zhǔ dot


Number of strokes 1

Radical

Index 3 used in: tài (too) ; yù (jade) ; lì (beautiful) ; wū (crow) ; yì (justice) ; zhōu (prefecture) ; zhǔ (owner) ; zhù (to live) ; dì (younger brother) ; bái (bright) ; sháo (spoon) ; duì (to cash) ; lìng (to order) ; yóu (outstanding) ; liáng (good) ; pù (store) ; wèi (do)

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Sounds same

zhǔ (owner) zhǔ (to cook)

Different tone

zhū (hog) zhú (bamboo) zhú (bamboo) zhù (to live) zhù (to halt)

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stroke order for 丶
Stroke order for character 丶, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Double harvest

In the far south of China the warm, moist climate allows two crops of rice to be grown each year. Carefully selected fast growing rice was essential to keep everyone fed; there are hundreds of varieties to choose from to precisely match the soil, water depth and climate. The second crop needs to be planted out in the burning heat of July.
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qǐng please; permit

Made up of [ yán words radical 149, qīng green; blue radical 174]

Origin

The 'words' radical suggests it is a speech concept, 'qing' - green is the phonetic
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