zhī branch; measure word for sticks, rods, pencils

Made up of [ wood; wooden radical 75, zhī to support; to sustain; to erect; to prop up ]

Note

The 'wood' radical suggests wooden things, zhi gives the phonetic
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses component: bǎn (board) bēi (cup) běn (root) cài (vegetable) cǎi (color) chá (tea) chuáng (bed) gān (pole) guǒ (fruit) jī (machine) jìn (to prohibit) jìn (to prohibit) jú (tangerine) kē (of plants) lái (arrive) lǐ (plum) lí (pear) lín (forest) lóu (multi-story building) qí (board game) qín (Qin) qīn (parent) shù (method) shù (tree) song (Song) tiáo (strip) wèi (not yet) xián (to stay idle) xiāng (each other) xiào (school) yǐ (chair) zhí (to plant) zhuō (table)
Also uses zhī component: jì (skill)

Sounds same

zhī (one) zhī (him) zhī (to know) zhī (to support)

Different tone

zhí (straight) zhí (value) zhí (to plant) zhǐ (paper) zhǐ (to stop) zhǐ (walk slowly) zhì (aspiration) zhì (to arrive) zhì (to rule) zhì (to send) zhì (to install)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

攀枝花 Panzhihua, Sichuan

Proverbs

粗枝大叶 cū zhī dà yè Lack of attention to detail
节外生枝 jié wài shēng zhī New problems pop up unexpectedly

Also

荔枝 lì zhī Lychee

I Ching

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