zuo3
surname Zuo

zuo3
left; the Left (politics); east; unorthodox; queer; wrong; differing; opposite; variant of 佐

strokes 5
radical
strokes after radical 2
阿拉善左旗 阿拉善左旗 a1 la1 shan4 zuo3 qi2
Alxa Left Banner, Mongolian Alshaa Züün khoshuu, in Alxa League 阿拉善盟, Inner Mongolia (formerly in Gansu 1969-1979)

巴林左 巴林左 ba1 lin2 zuo3
Bairin Left banner of Baarin Züün khoshuu in Chifeng 赤峰, Inner Mongolia

巴林左旗 巴林左旗 ba1 lin2 zuo3 qi2
Bairin Left banner of Baarin Züün khoshuu in Chifeng 赤峰, Inner Mongolia

不为左右袒 不為左右袒 bu4 wei4 zuo3 you4 tan3
to remain neutral in a quarrel (idiom)

崇左 崇左 chong2 zuo3
Chongzuo prefecture level city in Guangxi

崇左市 崇左市 chong2 zuo3 shi4
Chongzuo prefecture level city in Guangxi

春秋左氏传 春秋左氏傳 chun1 qiu1 zuo3 shi4 zhuan4
Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明; usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传

额尔古纳左旗 額爾古納左旗 e2 er3 gu3 na4 zuo3 qi2
former Ergun Left banner, now in Ergun county level city, Mongolian Ergüne xot, in Hulunbuir 呼倫貝爾|呼伦贝尔, Inner Mongolia

喀喇沁左翼蒙古族自治县 喀喇沁左翼蒙古族自治縣 ka1 la3 qin4 zuo3 yi4 meng3 gu3 zu2 zi4 zhi4 xian4
Harqin Left Mongol autonomous county in Chaoyang 朝陽|朝阳, Liaoning

科尔沁左翼后 科爾沁左翼後 ke1 er3 qin4 zuo3 yi4 hou4
Horqin Left Rear banner or Khorchin Züün Garyn Xoit khoshuu in Tongliao 通遼|通辽, Inner Mongolia

科尔沁左翼后旗 科爾沁左翼後旗 ke1 er3 qin4 zuo3 yi4 hou4 qi2
Horqin Left Rear banner or Khorchin Züün Garyn Xoit khoshuu in Tongliao 通遼|通辽, Inner Mongolia

科尔沁左翼中 科爾沁左翼中 ke1 er3 qin4 zuo3 yi4 zhong1
Horqin Left Middle banner or Khorchin Züün Garyn Dund khoshuu in Tongliao 通遼|通辽, Inner Mongolia

科尔沁左翼中旗 科爾沁左翼中旗 ke1 er3 qin4 zuo3 yi4 zhong1 qi2
Horqin Left Middle banner or Khorchin Züün Garyn Dund khoshuu in Tongliao 通遼|通辽, Inner Mongolia

邻左 鄰左 lin2 zuo3
neighbor

男左女右 男左女右 nan2 zuo3 nv3 you4
the left is for males, the right is for females (traditional saying)

宁左勿右 寧左勿右 ning4 zuo3 wu4 you4
(of one's political views) to prefer left rather than right (idiom during the Cultural Revolution)

旁门左道 旁門左道 pang2 men2 zuo3 dao4
dissenting religious sect (idiom); heretical school of opinion; dissident group

苏尼特左旗 蘇尼特左旗 su1 ni2 te4 zuo3 qi2
Sonid Left banner in Xilin Gol league 錫林郭勒盟|锡林郭勒盟, Inner Mongolia

土默特左旗 土默特左旗 tu3 mo4 te4 zuo3 qi2
Tumed left banner, Mongolian Tümed züün khoshuu, in Hohhot 呼和浩特, Inner Mongolia

王顾左右而言他 王顧左右而言他 wang2 gu4 zuo3 you4 er2 yan2 ta1
the king looked left and right and then talked of other things; to digress from the topic of discussion (idiom)

相左 相左 xiang1 zuo3
to fail to meet each other; to conflict with each other; to be at odds with

向左拐 向左拐 xiang4 zuo3 guai3
to turn left

新巴尔虎左旗 新巴爾虎左旗 xin1 ba1 er3 hu3 zuo3 qi2
New Barag left banner in Hulunbuir 呼倫貝爾|呼伦贝尔, Inner Mongolia

中国左翼作家联盟 中國左翼作家聯盟 zhong1 guo2 zuo3 yi4 zuo4 jia1 lian2 meng2
the League of the Left-Wing Writers, an organization of writers formed in China in 1930

左岸 左岸 zuo3 an4
Left Bank (in Paris)

左边 左邊 zuo3 bian5
left; the left side; to the left of

左边儿 左邊兒 zuo3 bian5 er5
erhua variant of 左邊|左边

左不过 左不過 zuo3 bu5 guo4
anyhow; in any event; just; only

左侧 左側 zuo3 ce4
left side

左道惑众 左道惑眾 zuo3 dao4 huo4 zhong4
to delude the masses with heretical doctrines (idiom)

左对齐 左對齊 zuo3 dui4 qi2
to left justify (typography)

左舵 左舵 zuo3 duo4
left rudder

左贡 左貢 zuo3 gong4
Zogang county, Tibetan: Mdzo sgang rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet

左贡县 左貢縣 zuo3 gong4 xian4
Zogang county, Tibetan: Mdzo sgang rdzong, in Chamdo prefecture 昌都地區|昌都地区, Tibet

左顾右盼 左顧右盼 zuo3 gu4 you4 pan4
glancing to left and right (idiom); to look all around

左箭头 左箭頭 zuo3 jian4 tou2
left-pointing arrow

左箭头键 左箭頭鍵 zuo3 jian4 tou2 jian4
left arrow key (on keyboard)

左近 左近 zuo3 jin4
near by

左拉 左拉 zuo3 la1
Zola (name); Émile Zola (1840-1902), French naturalist novelist

左联 左聯 zuo3 lian2
the League of the Left-Wing Writers, an organization of writers formed in China in 1930; abbr. for 中國左翼作家聯盟|中国左翼作家联盟

左邻右里 左鄰右里 zuo3 lin2 you4 li3
see 左鄰右舍|左邻右舍

左邻右舍 左鄰右舍 zuo3 lin2 you4 she4
neighbors; next-door neighbors; related work units; colleagues doing related work

左轮手枪 左輪手槍 zuo3 lun2 shou3 qiang1
revolver

左面 左面 zuo3 mian4
left side

左派 左派 zuo3 pai4
(political) left; left wing; leftist

左撇子 左撇子 zuo3 pie3 zi5
left-handed

左前卫 左前衛 zuo3 qian2 wei4
left forward (soccer position)

左倾 左傾 zuo3 qing1
left-leaning; progressive

左倾机会主义 左傾機會主義 zuo3 qing1 ji1 hui4 zhu3 yi4
leftist opportunism (blamed for failures of Chinese communists from 1927); left adventurism; cf Mao's purges following 1935 Zunyi conference 遵義會議|遵义会议

左丘明 左丘明 zuo3 qiu1 ming2
Zuo Qiuming or Zuoqiu Ming (556-451), famous blind historian from Lu 魯國|鲁国 to whom the history Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传 is attributed

左权 左權 zuo3 quan2
Zuoquan county in Jinzhong 晉中|晋中, Shanxi

左权县 左權縣 zuo3 quan2 xian4
Zuoquan county in Jinzhong 晉中|晋中, Shanxi

左券 左券 zuo3 quan4
a sure thing; a certainty; copy of a contract held by a creditor

左券在握 左券在握 zuo3 quan4 zai4 wo4
to be assured of success (idiom)

左嗓子 左嗓子 zuo3 sang3 zi5
off-key singing voice; sb who sings off-key

左上 左上 zuo3 shang4
upper left

左氏春秋 左氏春秋 zuo3 shi4 chun1 qiu1
Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明; usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传

左首 左首 zuo3 shou3
left-hand side

左手 左手 zuo3 shou3
left hand; left-hand side

左思 左思 zuo3 si1
Zuo Si (3rd century), Jin dynasty writer and poet

左思右想 左思右想 zuo3 si1 you4 xiang3
to turn over in one's mind (idiom); to think through from different angles; to ponder

左袒 左袒 zuo3 tan3
to take sides with; to be partial to; to be biased; to favor one side

左下 左下 zuo3 xia4
lower left

左舷 左舷 zuo3 xian2
port (side of a ship)

左翼 左翼 zuo3 yi4
left-wing (political)

左营 左營 zuo3 ying2
Zuoying or Tsoying district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市, south Taiwan

左营区 左營區 zuo3 ying2 qu1
Zuoying or Tsoying district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市, south Taiwan

左右 左右 zuo3 you4
left and right; nearby; approximately; attendant; to control; to influence

左右逢源 左右逢源 zuo3 you4 feng2 yuan2
lit. to strike water right and left (idiom); fig. to turn everything into gold; to have everything going one's way; to benefit from both sides

左右共利 左右共利 zuo3 you4 gong4 li4
ambidextrous

左右勾拳 左右勾拳 zuo3 you4 gou1 quan2
left hook and right hook (boxing); the old one-two

左右开弓 左右開弓 zuo3 you4 kai1 gong1
lit. to shoot from both sides (idiom); fig. to display ambidexterity; to slap with one hand and then the other, in quick succession; to use both feet equally (football)

左右两难 左右兩難 zuo3 you4 liang3 nan2
dilemma; quandary; Scylla and Charybdis; between the devil and the deep blue sea (idiom)

左右手 左右手 zuo3 you4 shou3
left and right hands; (fig.) capable assistant; right-hand man

左右袒 左右袒 zuo3 you4 tan3
to take sides with; to be partial to; to be biased; to favor one side

左云 左雲 zuo3 yun2
Zuoyun county in Datong 大同, Shanxi

左云县 左雲縣 zuo3 yun2 xian4
Zuoyun county in Datong 大同, Shanxi

左镇 左鎮 zuo3 zhen4
Tsochen township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan

左镇乡 左鎮鄉 zuo3 zhen4 xiang1
Tsochen township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan

左支右绌 左支右絀 zuo3 zhi1 you4 chu4
to be in straitened circumstances

左至右 左至右 zuo3 zhi4 you4
left-to-right

左转 左轉 zuo3 zhuan3
to turn left

左传 左傳 zuo3 zhuan4
Zuo Zhuan or Tsochuan, Mr Zuo's Annals or Mr Zuo's commentary on 春秋, early history c. 400 BC attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明

左字头 左字頭 zuo3 zi4 tou2
"top of 左 character" component in Chinese characters