Meaning of 朱

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(Trad.: 硃)
Pinyin: zhū
English Definition: cinnabar; see 朱砂 ; vermilion
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: The color of the sap of some trees
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] one; a, an; alone
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
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Example Words
朱红 zhū hóng vermilion
朱砂 zhū shā cinnabar; mercuric sulfide HgS; also written 朱砂
朱砂 zhū shā cinnabar; mercuric sulfide HgS
朱雀 zhū què Vermilion Bird (the seven mansions of the south sky)
杨朱 yáng zhū Yang Zhu (c. 440-360 BC), Chinese philosopher advocating ethical egoism
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Example Sentences
I know you carry on with some girl named Zhu. You're just trying to get round her.
I met with Zhu in the Yellow Oval Room the night before the start of his official visit.
The director and deputy director of Hunan Bureau of Publication, and Zhu himself, were severely punished for infringing publication rules.
Vermilion- finned and with eyes of bossy gold, the tunnies went by in shoals, but he heeded them not.
"Every company now wants to be a high-tech company, and we want to encourage them," Mr. Zhu said, as he headed for an electronics factory, where he would inquire about profitability.