Meaning of 拄

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Pinyin: zhǔ
English Definition: to lean on; to prop on
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (hand) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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Example Sentences
An old man was walking with a cane.
Last night, a man struggled to get here on a cumbersome pair of crutches just to eat our dessert.
Today, a boy in a wheelchair saw me desperately struggling on crutches with my broken leg and offered to carry my backpack and books for me.
The passengers on the bus watched sympathetically as the attractive young woman with the white cane made her way carefully up the steps.
Today, I ordered food at McDonald's. I'm on crutches, and a guy offered to carry my tray to the table. He rushed out with my food.