「住」

Entry #1
Pronunciation: zyu6
Part of Speech: verb
Explanation:
  • to live or to settle somewhere long term
    (Cant.) ngo5zyu6hai2hoeng1gong2
    (Eng.) I live in Hong Kong.
    (Cant.) ngo5hai2ni1keoi1zyu6zo2ciu1gwo3sap6nin4
    (Eng.) I have lived in this district for over a decade.
    (Cant.) daai6ou3退teoi3zo2jau1jing1goi1gei2hou2zyu6
    (Eng.) Tai O is probably a nice place to live after retirement.

  • to stay at a place, treating it as a temporary home
    (Cant.) zyu6zau2dim3
    (Eng.) to stay at a hotel
    (Cant.) zyu6jyun2zyu6ji1jyun2
    (Eng.) to stay at hospital
    (Cant.) nei5gam1ci3heoi3dung1ging1leoi5hang4wui5zyu6bin1gaan1zau2dim3aa3
    (Eng.) Which hotel are you staying at in your trip to Tokyo this time?
    (Cant.) ngo5uk1kei2zong1sau1ngo5wui5heoi3pang4jau5uk1kei2dou6zyu6zyu6sin1
    (Eng.) My home is going to be renovated; I'll stay at my friend's home in the meantime. (only the first "住" belongs to this usage.)
    (Cant.) go3fung1ceoi1laan6saai3keoi5uk1kei2di1coeng1keoi5ji4gaa1zaam6si4zyu6hai2lam4si4bei3wu6zung1sam1
    (Eng.) The typhoon shattered all the windows in his home; he is now staying at a temporary shelter.
    (Cant.) keoi5zyu6zo2seng4go3lai5baai3ji1jyun2gam1jat6zung1jyu1ceot1dak1jyun2
    (Eng.) He has stayed at hospital for a whole week, and will finally be discharged today.

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「住」

Entry #2
Pronunciation: zyu6
Part of Speech: affix
Explanation:
  • to indicate continuous aspect which goes directly after the verb; used for describing a continuous, non-action state
    (Cant.) nei5nam2zyu6bat1zo2jip6zou6me1
    (Eng.) What do you plan to do after your graduation?

  • to indicate an action happening while in a particular state
    (Cant.) sik6zyu6dang2laa1
    (Eng.) Wait (for someone) while eating!

  • placed after the verb to indicate that, for the time being, it should be done first before doing something else; often followed by sin1
    (Cant.) baai2zyu6hai2dou6sin1
    (Eng.) First, put it here.

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「住」

Entry #3
Pronunciation: zyu6 zi6
Part of Speech: morpheme
Explanation:
for now; yet (only used with negation)
(Cant.) mai5zyu6dang2maai4ngo5sin1
(Eng.) Stop! Wait for me!
(Cant.) m4hou2dam2zi6ho2nang4jau5jung6
(Eng.) Don't throw it away yet. It may be useful.
(Cant.) mai5zyu6sin1ni1dou6jau5di1man6tai4
(Eng.) Hold on, there are some problems.
See also: 先 未曾 然而 然 但係
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