齿 chǐ tooth
Made up of [止 zhǐ
to stop; to prohibit; until; footprint
Alternative traditional form
of character: 齒
Note'Zhi' gives the rough phonetic the lower part is a picture of one tooth, in the old form there were four teeth
Number of strokes 8
Using 止 zhǐ
: 步 bù (a step) 武 wǔ (martial) 正 zhèng (correct) 足 zú (foot) 此 cǐ (this) 定 dìng (to set)
Different tone吃 chī (to eat)
彳 chì (step)
Stroke order for character 齿, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license ➚
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