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English Definitionto eat; (extended meaning) to endure; putrid smell; vegetables; roots (inextricably attached to the plant); (Chinese surname)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄖㄨˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jyu4

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茹痛rútòngto endure (suffering or sorrow)
茹素rúsùto eat a vegetarian diet
茹荤rúhūnto eat meat
茹藘rúlǘRubia cordifolia; Indian madder; munjit; also written 茜草
茹鱼rúyúputrid fish
Words With Same Tail Word    
竹茹zhúrúbamboo shavings (Bambusa tuldoides) used in Chinese medicine
菜茹càirúgreens; green vegetables
拔茅茹bá máo rúlit. pull up a plant and the roots follow; fig. also involving others; inextricably tangled together; Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
梁静茹liáng jìng rúFish Leong (1978-), Malaysian pop singer; also Leong Chui Peng or Jasmine Leong
拔毛连茹bámáo lián rúlit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom); fig. also involving others; inextricably tangled together; Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
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