Meaning of 茱

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Pinyin: zhū
English Definition: cornelian cherry
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (plant) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ zhū ] cinnabar, vermilion; surname
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Example Words
茱萸 zhū Cornus officinalis (Japanese cornel dogwood, a kind of herb)
山茱萸 shān zhū Cornus officinalis; sour mountain date; herb associated with longevity
茱莉亚 zhū Julia (name)
茱丽叶 zhū Juliet or Juliette (name)
茱莉娅 zhū Julia (name)
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Example Sentences
May I ask who's calling?(This is Judy.)
A: What do you mean by saying"Judy is leaving the country."?
Judy Garland, he recalls, was also fond of a tipple(9).
Shelly made an off hand remark about Julie's coat, and they haven't spoken since.
"She does her homework, she listens, and she really cares about people, " said Couch, who said she wishes only that Chu were "a little more frugal" when it comes to government spending.