竹 - Dong Chinese dictionary

zhú

bamboo

Pictograph of bamboo stalks.

Evolution

竹 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
竹 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
竹 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
竹 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
竹 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

zhú

bamboo; flute; KangXi radical 118; CL:[kē],[zhī],[gēn]; Kangxi radical 118

Most common words with 竹
Freq.
Word
Meaning

bamboo

竹子

bamboo

爆竹

firecracker

青梅竹马

childhood sweethearts

胸有成竹

to plan in advance (idiom)

Component uses

Meaning component in 1 character