Meaning of 做

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Pinyin: zuò
English Definition: to do; to make; to produce; to write; to compose; to act as; to engage in; to hold (a party); to be; to become; to function (in some capacity); to serve as; to be used for; to form (a bond or relationship); to pretend; to feign; to act a part; to put on appearance
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Ideographic: Someone who causes things to happen ; also provides the pronuncation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ rén ] man, person; people
    • [ ] reason, cause; happening, instance
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Example Words:
做官 [ zuò guān ]: to take an official post; to become a government employee
做学问 [ zuò xué wèn ]: to study; to engage in scholarship
做广告宣传 [ zuò guǎng gào xuān chuán ]: to advertise; to make propaganda for sth
做派 [ zuò pài ]: way of doing sth; behavior; to act in an affected manner; mannerism; gestures in opera
称做 [ chēng zuò ]: to be called; to be known as
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