Meaning of 住

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Pinyin: zhù
English Definition: to live; to dwell; to stay; to reside; to stop; (suffix indicating firmness, steadiness, or coming to a halt)
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A person who hosts ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ zhǔ ] to own; to host; master; host; lord
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Example Words
抓住 zhuā zhù to grab; to capture
住房 zhù fáng housing
居住 zhù to reside; to dwell; to live in a place; resident in
住宅 zhù zhái residence; tenement
住院 zhù yuàn to be in hospital; to be hospitalized
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