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English Definitionhost (of a parasite)
Simplified Script寄主
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧˋ ㄓㄨˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gei3zyu2
Word Decomposition
to send; to mail; to entrust; to depend on; to attach oneself to; to live (in a house); to lodge; foster (son etc)
zhǔowner; master; host; individual or party concerned; God; Lord; main; to indicate or signify; trump card (in card games)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
寄托jìtuōto have somebody look after somebody; to entrust the care of somebody; to place (hope etc) on
寄予jìyǔto place (hope, importance etc) on; to express; to show; to give
寄出jìchūto mail; to send by post
寄名jìmíngadopted name; to take a name (of one's adoptive family)
寄售jìshòusale on consignment
Words With Same Tail Word    
地主dìzhǔlandlord; landowner; host
自主zìzhǔindependent; to act for oneself; autonomous
为主wéizhǔto rely mainly on; to attach most importance to
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