住 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

住 in English

zhù

  • to live
  • to dwell
  • to stay
  • to reside
  • to stop
  • (suffix indicating firmness, steadiness, or coming to a halt)

HSK levels

Components

  • (rén): man
  • (zhǔ): owner; master; host; individual or party concerned; God; Lord; main; to indicate or signify; trump card (in card games);

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to store; to stand; space between the door and the entrance screen;
  • : to stand for a long time; to wait; to look forward to; to accumulate;
  • : to help; to assist;
  • : (archaic) drum;
  • : shuttle of a loom;
  • : pillar; CL:根[gen1];
  • : percussion instrument, a tapering wooden bax struck from the inside with a drumstick;
  • : to register; to annotate; note; comment;
  • : wick of an oil lamp; to burn (incense etc); measure word for lit incense sticks;
  • : to express good wishes; to wish; to pray; (old) wizard;
  • : to build; to construct; to ram; to hit; Taiwan pr. [zhu2];
  • : (literary) chopsticks;
  • : erroneous variant of 築|筑[zhu4];
  • : ramie (Boehmeria nivea);
  • : five-month-old lamb;
  • : to soar;
  • : Boehmeria nivea; Chinese grass;
  • : termite; to bore (of insects);
  • : to store; to save; stockpile; Taiwan pr. [zhu3];
  • : Japanese variant of 鑄|铸;
  • : to cast or found metals;
  • : (horse);
  • : to halt; to stay; to be stationed (of troops, diplomats etc);

Sentences examples with 住

  • 我住在北京。
    Wǒ zhù zài Běijīng.
  • 你住在哪儿?我住在那儿!
    Nǐ zhù zài nǎ'er? Wǒ zhù zài nà'er!
  • 我在中国住了三年。
    Wǒ zài zhōngguó zhùle sān nián.
  • 他在北京住了很多年。
    Tā zài běijīng zhùle hěnduō nián.
  • 这是我们这儿最大的宾馆,可以住 300 个客人。
    Zhè shì wǒmen zhè'er zuìdà de bīnguǎn, kěyǐ zhù 300 gè kèrén.

Words containing 住, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (zhù): to live; to dwell; to stay; to reside; to stop

HSK 6 vocabulary list