zhí straight; to straighten; fair and reasonable

Made up of [ eye radical 109, shí ten; 10 radical 24, gǔn line radical 2]
Used as component in : zhēn ; zhí ; zhí ; zhì

Note

Can be thought of as ten eyes judging the straightness of a line
Number of strokes: 8

Related characters


Also uses component: dé (virtue) dùn (shield) jīng (eye) kàn (look) mào (to emit) miàn (face) pàn (to hope for) suàn (calculate) xiāng (each other) zì (from)
Also uses shí component: bàn (half) dé (virtue) dùn (shield) gǔ (ancient) huá (splendid) mài (sell) nán (south) pí (hops) shén (what) wǔ (noon) zài (to carry) zǎo (early) zhī (to support)
Also uses gǔn component: fū (husband) jiù (old) pù (store) shū (book) wèi (not yet) xíng (permitted) yōu (distant) zhōng (centre)

Sounds same

zhí (value) zhí (to plant)

Different tone

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