座 - Dong Chinese dictionary

zuò

seat

Phonosemantic compound. 广 represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
广 meaning component

广  Meaning component

yǎnguǎng

  

roof

坐 sound component

  Sound component

zuò

  

sit

also serves as a meaning component.

Evolution

座 Seal script Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)

Seal script

Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD)
座 Clerical script Spring and Autumn (771-476 BC)

Clerical script

Spring and Autumn (771-476 BC)
座 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

zuò

seat; stand, base; base; stand; CL:|[gè]; classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects

Most common words with 座
Freq.
Word
Meaning

seat

座位

seat

星座

constellation

狮子座

Leo (constellation and sign of the zodiac)

在座

to be present