堵 - Dong Chinese dictionary

wall

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
土 meaning component

  Meaning component

  

earth

者 sound component

  Sound component

zhě

  

one who...

Evolution

堵 Bronze script Late Spring and Autumn (~500 BC)

Bronze script

Late Spring and Autumn (~500 BC)
堵 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
堵 Clerical script Western Jin dynasty (266-316 AD)

Clerical script

Western Jin dynasty (266-316 AD)
堵 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

wall; stop, prevent; stop up; to block up (a road, pipe etc); to stop up (a hole); (fig.) (of a person) choked up with anxiety or stress; wall (literary); (classifier for walls)

Most common words with 堵
Freq.
Word
Meaning

wall

堵住

to block up

堵塞

to clog up

堵车

traffic jam

围堵

to blockade