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English Definitionto reside; to dwell; to live in a place; resident in
Simplified Script居住
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄩ ㄓㄨˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)geoi1zyu6
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to reside; to be (in a certain position); to store up; to be at a standstill; residence; house; restaurant; measure word for bedrooms; (Chinese surname)
zhùto live; to dwell; to stay; to reside; to stop; (suffix indicating firmness, steadiness, or coming to a halt)

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Words With Same Head Word    
居民jūmínresident; inhabitant
居然jūránunexpectedly; to one's surprise; go so far as to
居室jūshìroom; apartment
居中jūzhōngpositioned between (two parties); to mediate between
Words With Same Tail Word    
不住bùzhùrepeatedly; continuously; constantly; unable to (resist, conceal etc)
站住zhànzhùto stand
忍不住rěn bùzhùcannot help; unable to bear
抓住zhuāzhùto grab; to capture
堵住dǔzhùto block up
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