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to do, to get up, to write, writings, to pretend, to be, to make, to rise, to compose, to regard as
Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 作 ( zuò ) correctly?"
The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers. This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly. :
The traditional Chinese characters of zuò are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 作 ( zuo / zuò ) ⓘWriting in Pinyin Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication. If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).
Ni wei shenme yao zheyang zuo ne?
Nĭ wèi shénme yào zhèyàng zuò ne? – English translation: Why did you do that?
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作 is composed of 7 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).
Tags and additional information (Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)
person | to act on
作 ( zuo / zuò ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 70)
Chinese example words containing the character 作 ( zuo / zuò )
操作系统 ( cāozuò xìtŏng = operating system ),当作 ( dāngzuò = as ),定做 ( dìngzuò = to have something made to order ),动作 ( dòngzuò = action ),工作 ( gōngzuò = work ),工作日 ( gōngzuòrì = workday ),工作站 ( gōngzuòzhàn = workstation ),著作 ( zhùzuò = book ),作家 ( zuòjiā = author ),作品 ( zuòpĭn = production ),作曲家 ( zuòqŭjiā = composer ),作业 ( zuòyè = work ),作用 ( zuòyòng = action ),作者 ( zuòzhĕ = author )
Other characters that are pronounced zuò in Chinese