Meaning of 座

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Pinyin: zuò
English Definition: seat; base; stand; Classifiers: ; classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 10; Radical: 广
Ideographic: A wide 广 seat ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ zuò ] seat; to sit; to ride, to travel by
Example Words:
座位 [ zuò wèi ]: seat; Classifiers:
讲座 [ jiǎng zuò ]: a course of lectures; Classifiers:
座右铭 [ zuò yòu míng ]: motto; maxim
插座 [ chā zuò ]: socket; outlet
卡座 [ zuò ]: booth (in restaurants etc) (loanword from "car seat")
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