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Zuǒ

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Zuǒ Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
Zuǒ | Zuo3
English translation
surname Zuo
left
the Left (politics)
east
unorthodox
queer
wrong
differing
opposite
variant of zuǒ [zuǒ]
left; unorthodox, improper

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About Zuǒ

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Number of strokes

5

Traditional form

Zuǒ

Contains the radical

gōng

Part of speech

Numeral / 数词 shù cí Shù cí

Learning hint

A left hand; compare  yòu

Etymology of Zuǒ

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Type

pictographic

Positional decomposition

⿸? gōng

Explanation

Pictograph of a left hand. The gōng (work) component was added later to represent the meaning "help; assist", now written as zuǒ .

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Example sentences using Zuǒ

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zhè gēn 线 xiàn Xiàng Zuǒ xié le .

The line is slanting to the left.

zhè zhǐ 手表 shǒubiǎo 价值 jiàzhí 80 Yuán 左右 zuǒyòu .

The watch is worth about eighty yuan.

约翰 Yuē hàn 缴付 jiǎo fù de 税款 shuì kuǎn 平均 píngjūn 达到 dádào 收入 shōurù de 五分之一 wǔ fēn zhī yī 左右 zuǒyòu .

John's taxes averaged out to about a fifth of his income.

左右 zuǒyòu xián 着没事, jiù péi 走一 tāng .

Anyway I'm free now . Let me go with you.

jiāng zài 7:30 fēn 左右 zuǒyòu děng zhāo .

I shall await you at seven - thirty or thereabouts.

Words with Zuǒ

Explore 17 words and sayings that include the Chinese character Zuǒ in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
左右 zuǒyòu nearby左右 zuǒyòu
Zuǒ left Zuǒ
左边 zuǒbian left左邊
左手 zuǒ shǒu left hand左手 zuǒ shǒu
左侧 zuǒ cè left side左側
左撇子 zuǒ piě zi left-handed左撇子 zuǒ piě zi
左翼 zuǒ yì left-wing (political)左翼 zuǒ yì
左轮手枪 zuǒ lún shǒu qiāng revolver左輪手槍
左右手 zuǒ yòu shǒu left and right hands左右手 zuǒ yòu shǒu
左面 zuǒ miàn left side左面 zuǒ miàn
左派 zuǒ pài left wing左派 zuǒ pài
相左 xiāng zuǒ to fail to meet each other相左 xiāng zuǒ
左下 zuǒ xià lower left左下 zuǒ xià
左转 zuǒ zhuǎn to turn left左轉
左顾右盼 zuǒ gù yòu pàn glancing to left and right (idiom); to look all around左顧右盼
左倾 zuǒ qīng left-leaning左傾
左传 Zuǒ Zhuàn Zuo Zhuan or Tsochuan, Mr Zuo's Annals or Mr Zuo's commentary on 春秋 Chūn qiū [Chūn​qiū], early history c. 400 BC attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明 Zuǒ Qiū míng [Zuǒ​Qiū​míng]左傳

Zuǒ Decomposition & Compounds

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Zuǒ Decomposition

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Zuǒ Compounds

See all 19 Chinese words that contain the character Zuǒ in their composition.

  • Zuǒ
    • duò
    • suí
      • tuǒ , huī , duò , , , tuǒ
    • suí
      • suí
        • suǐ ,
      • suǐ ,
    • zuǒ , zuǒ , tuǒ , , , , ,
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