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The Chinese word zhu - 主 - zhŭ
(master in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

zhŭ

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English translations

master, main, to be in charge of, God, host, hostess,
owner, primary

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Chinese characters  ( zhu / zhŭ ) with pronunciation (English translation: master )
The traditional Chinese characters of zhŭ are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Character complexity
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is composed of 5 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

king  |  memory aid: above the king
主 ( zhu / zhŭ ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 80)
Chinese example words containing the character 主 ( zhu / zhŭ )
共产主义 ( gòngchănzhŭyì = communism ), 雇主 ( gùzhŭ = employer ), 极权主义 ( jíquánzhŭyì = totalitarianism ), 毛主席 ( Máo zhŭxí = chairman Mao ), 民主 ( mínzhŭ = democracy ), 社会主义 ( shèhuìzhŭyì = socialism ), 主板 ( zhŭbăn = main board ), 主动 ( zhŭdòng = initiative ), 主观 ( zhŭguān = subjective ), 主管 ( zhŭguăn = team leader ), 主教 ( zhŭjiào = bishop ), 主句 ( zhŭjù = main clause ), 主人 ( zhŭrén = host ), 主任 ( zhŭrèn = director ), 主食 ( zhŭshí = staple food ), 主题乐园 ( zhŭtílèyuán = theme park ), 主席 ( zhŭxí = chairman ), 主席台 ( zhŭxítái = rostrum ), 主要 ( zhŭyào = main ), 主意 ( zhŭyì = idea ) 主义 ( zhŭyì = doctrine )
Other characters that are pronounced zhŭ in Chinese
More words that mean master in Chinese
dàjiā ( 大家 ), gùzhŭ ( 雇主 ), shīfu ( 师傅 ), shuòshì ( 硕士 ), zhŭrén ( 主人 )
More words that mean main in Chinese
zhŭyào ( 主要 )

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