Meaning of 居

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Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (door) conveys the meaning.
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to reside; to be (in a certain position); to store up; to be at a standstill; residence; house; restaurant; classifier for bedrooms
    Example Words:
    邻居 [ lín ]: neighbor; next door; Classifiers:
    居然 [ rán ]: unexpectedly; to one's surprise; go so far as to
    居民 [ mín ]: resident; inhabitant
    居住 [ zhù ]: to reside; to dwell; to live in a place; resident in
    蓬居 [ péng ]: tumbledown hovel; pauper's thatched hut
    More: 居* | *居 | *居*
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: (archaic) sentence-final particle expressing a doubting attitude
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