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zhū
char. pearl; bead
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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.
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yuán zhū bǐ
n. ball pen, ball point pen
zhēn zhū
n. pearl
lèi zhū
n. teardrop
hàn zhū
n. beads of sweat, sweat
lù zhū
n. dewdrop
cǎi zhū
v. fish for pearls
mǎi dú huán zhū
idiom. buy the casket but return the jewels (in it) -- to show lack of judgment
yú mù hùn zhū
idiom. to pass off fish eyes for pearls -- to pass off fake products as genuine
shuǐ zhū
nphr. drop of water
yǎn zhū
n. eye-ball