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:
忍不住 [ rěn bu zhù ]: cannot help; unable to bear
居住 [ zhù ]: to reside; to dwell; to live in a place; resident in
住宅 [ zhù zhái ]: residence; tenement
不住 [ zhù ]: repeatedly; continuously; constantly; unable to (resist, conceal etc)
抓住 [ zhuā zhù ]: to grab; to capture
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