zuò
v. do, make; write, compose
Other meanings
[zuō]   char. workshop
[zuò]   char. to work; to rise, to raise; to regard as; to feign, to pretend; writings, work
    person, man
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
zuò kè
v. live somewhere as a visitor; go somewhere as a guest; sojourn
zuò huà
v. paint, draw
zuò bàn
v. keep company, stay together with
zuò xiǎng
v. make a sound
zuò péi
v. help entertain the guest of honour, be invited along with the chief guest
zuò shēng
v. to make a sound, to pronounce
zuò luàn
phr. to stage an armed rebellion; to rise in revolt
zuò jiān fàn kē
idiom. to violate the law and commit crimes
zuò lè
v. to have a good time, to enjoy oneself
zuò shī
phr. to compose poems, to versify
zuò gòng xiàn
phr. to make contribution (to...)
zuò jué cè
phr. to make a decision (in a formal context)
zuò gǔ
phr. (lit., euphemism) to pass away, to die