cǐ this; these

Made up of [ zhǐ to stop; to prohibit; until; footprint radical 77, spoon; ladle radical 21]
Used as component in : xiē ; chái

Note

Originally a combination of picturs of 'toe' and 'man' giving idea of 'this one'
Number of strokes: 6

Related characters


Also uses zhǐ component: bù (a step) 齿 chǐ (tooth) dìng (to set) wǔ (martial) zhèng (correct) zǒu (walk) zú (foot)
Also uses component: běi (north) huà (to make into) huá (splendid) huā (flower) lǎo (venerable) ne (and you?) néng (to be able to) sǐ (die) tā (it)

Different tone

cí (porcelain) cì (next in sequence)

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