jū to reside; to store up; to be at a standstill; a family name

Made up of [ shī corpse radical 44, ancient ]


The 'corpse' radical gives idea of sleeping/residing rather than death. 'Gu' (ancient) hints at phonetic
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters

Also uses shī component: jú (office) ne (and you?) wěi (tail) wū (house)
Also uses component: gù (hard) gù (happening) gū (estimate) gū (paternal aunt) hú (beard) hú (lake) kè (to be able to) kǔ (bitter)

Different tone

jú (tangerine) jú (office) jù (sentence) jù (drama)

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