zhú bamboo


A simplified picture of leaves emerging from a bamboo stem
Number of strokes: 6

Different tone

zhū (hog) zhǔ (dot) zhǔ (owner) zhǔ (to cook) zhù (to live) zhù (to halt)
This character is also represented as a radical in the form: zhú

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


胸有成竹 xiōng yǒu chéng zhú To be able to paint bamboo (or anything else), you have to have a mental image of how it looks. An admonishment to plan ahead carefully and acquire the skill to carry it out.


zhú bamboo

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