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Meaning of 炷

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Pinyin: zhù
English Definition: wick of an oil lamp; to burn (incense etc); classifier for lit incense sticks
Chinese Definition:
①灯心。
②烧,燃香:炷香。
③量词,指燃着的线香:一炷香。
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: A lit candle ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
    • [ zhǔ ] to own; to host; master; host; lord
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Example Words
艾炷 ài zhù moxa cone
艾炷灸 ài zhù jiǔ cone moxibustion (TCM)
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Example Sentences
1
If the middle incense is much taller, it is better.
2
People living in one breath, over a Buddha Zhu Xiang.
3
Each episode would last the duration of a burning joss stick .
4
The burning incense is also a wet blanket to me to continue touring.
5
线
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Annotation: Those incenses which are on the two sides are as tall as the same. The middle incense is 4 millimeters taller than others.