zhì to arrive; most; to

Made up of [ private; secret; selfish radical 28, earth; soil radical 32]

Note

The mirror image of 'bu: no' had a bird or arrow flying downwards to earth giving the concept of 'arrival' from above
Number of strokes 6

Radical

Index 133 used in: zhì (to send) ; wū (house) ; dào (arrive)

< Previous radical 132 Next radical 135 shé >

Sounds same

zhì (aspiration) zhì (to rule) zhì (to send) zhì (to install)

Different tone

zhī (prop up) zhī (one) zhī (him) zhī (to know) zhī (to support) zhī (branch) zhí (straight) zhí (value) zhí (to plant) zhǐ (paper) zhǐ (to stop) zhǐ (walk slowly)

< Previous zhì Next zhì >

Pronunciation

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stroke order for 至
Stroke order for character 至, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Proverbs

福无重至,祸不单行 fú wú chóng zhì, huò bú dān xíng Bad fortune is more frequent than good

Also

冬至 Dōngzhì Dongzhi Festival
Tue 3rd Jan

Firecracker ban

When Mr. Li set off 20,000 firecrackers to celebrate moving into his new, luxury house in Ziazing Zhejiang he was one of the first people to end up with a fine. Firecrackers have for centuries been used to celebrate festivals, birthdays and many other events. Concerns about air pollution and just as important noise pollution have led to some cities imposing bans. It will be interesting to see whether fines will be imposed on Chinese New Year which is now less than four weeks away.


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léi thunder

Made up of [ yǔ rain radical 173, tián field radical 102]

Origin

Combines representation of rain and a field
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