CHINESE SCRIPT

CHINESE CHARACTER FORMATION & ETYMOLOGY

  

 

 

 

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ㄓㄨ3 (zhu3)

zhǔ

 

= a dot => initially a round dot, but it took its present form with the introduction of the writing brush used for calligraphy - it is often used in composition and as such may represent a number of things, including a kind of marker (radical 3)

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