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Pronunciation :
Meaning :
  1. residence; house. (n)
  2. used for bedrooms. (measure word)
  3. to reside. (v)
  4. to store up. (v)
Radical :
Strokes : 8
Traditional :
Usage : 17.9%
Notes : also as jī
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
居住
jū zhù
: live
2.
居民
jū mín
: inhabitant
3.
居然
jū rán
: unexpectedly
4.
居心
jū xīn
: harbour (evil)intentions
5.
定居
dìng jū
: settle down; settle
6.
同居
tóng jū
: live together
7.
邻居
lín jū
: neighbour
Sentences:
1. This alley is where I lived when I was young.
zhè tiáo xiǎo xiàng jiù shì xiǎo shí hou zhù de fāng
: this
: measure word
小巷 : alley
就是 : is
: I
小时候 : in one’s childhood
居住 : live
: particle used after an attribute; to
地方 : place
2. The residents here are mostly Muslims.
zhè de mín duō shù shì lín
这里 : here
: particle used after an attribute; to
居民 : resident
大多数 : mostly
: is
穆斯林 : Muslim
3. It is surprising that he got zero in the math exam.
de shù xué kǎo shì rán le líng dàn
他的 : his
数学 : math
考试 : exam
居然 : surprisingly; unexpectedly
: get
: particle indicating that something has happened
: measure word
零蛋 : zero
4. Leave your key with a neighbour.
yào shi liú gěi lín
: particle used to shift the object to before the verb
钥匙 : key
留给 : to set aside for
邻居 : neighbour
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