Meaning of 助

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Pinyin: zhù
English Definition: to help; to assist
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: (strength) indicates the sound; conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ qiě ] moreover, also (post-subject); about to, will soon (pre-verb)
    • [ ] strength, power; capability, influence
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Example Words
帮助 bāng zhù assistance; aid; to help; to assist
援助 yuán zhù to help; to support; to aid; aid; assistance
协助 xié zhù to provide assistance; to aid
有助于 yǒu zhù to contribute to; to promote
救助 jiù zhù to help sb in trouble; aid; assistance
More: 助* | *助 | *助*
Example Sentences
Chinese writers on tea have always insisted on personal attention in boiling tea, or since that are necessarily inconvenient, that two boy servants be specially trained to do the job.
With the aid of a compass the traveler can find his bearings.
Later, her therapist would ask for a copy of the story to help with her psychoanalysis.
However, if someone gets hurt seriously, it will not be a laughing matter any more. People will help him/her instead.
So sit back, relax, and let me help you through this newest stage of your life!