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zhū

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zhū Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
zhū | zhu1
English translation
hog
pig
swine
CL: kǒu [kǒu], tóu
> tóu [tóu]
pig, hog, wild boar

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About zhū

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

zhū

Contains the radical

quǎn

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí

Learning hint

animal

Etymology of zhū

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

犭者

Semantic compound

quǎn

Phonetic compound

zhě

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. quǎn represents the meaning and zhě represents the sound. Simplified form of zhū .

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Example sentences using zhū

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yòng 锋利 fēnglì de 小刀 xiǎo dāo shā zhū .

He butchered the pig with a small sharp knife.

zhū zài 体内 tǐ nèi 储存 chǔcún le 大量 dà liàng de 脂肪 zhīfáng .

The pig stores a lot of fat in its body.

rén 出名 chū míng zhū Zhuàng .

Fame portends trouble for men just as fattening does for pigs.

zhū dān 杆菌 gǎn jūn duì yán yān , suān jìn , yān xūn hěn yǒu 抵抗力 dǐ kàng lì .

The erysipelas organism is quite resistant to salting, pickling, and smoking.

zhū dōu yīn shēn Guò féi .

A swine over fat is the cause of his own bane.

Words with zhū

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
zhū hog zhū
猪肉 zhū ròu pork豬肉
猪头 zhū tóu pig head豬頭
野猪 yě zhū wild boar (Sus scrofa)野豬
猪排 zhū pái pork ribs豬排
仔猪 zǐ zhū piglet仔豬
猪油 zhū yóu lard豬油
猪圈 zhū juàn pigsty (lit. and fig.)豬圈
猪蹄 zhū tí pig trotters豬蹄
猪八戒 Zhū Bā jiè Pigsy in Arthur Waley's translation豬八戒
猪场 zhū chǎng piggery豬場
猪年 zhū nián Year of the Boar (e.g. 2007)豬年
乳猪 rǔ zhū suckling pig乳豬
豪猪 háo zhū porcupine豪豬
毛猪 máo zhū live pig毛豬
猪狗不如 zhū gǒu bù rú lower than low豬狗不如

zhū Decomposition & Compounds

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zhū Decomposition

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zhū Compounds

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