zhì to install; to place; to put

Made up of [ wǎng net radical 122, zhí straight; to straighten; fair and reasonable ]


Zhi (straight) is the phonetic underneath the 'net' radical, can be remembered as straightening out nets
Number of strokes 13

Related characters

Using wǎng : shǔ (office)
Using zhí : zhēn (really) zhí (value) zhí (to plant)

Sounds same

zhì (aspiration) zhì (to arrive) zhì (to rule) zhì (to send)

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)

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Yangzi bridges

It was not until 1957 (just over 55 years ago) that the very first bridge was built over the lower Yangzi. The river had proved too wide and dangerous a river for ancient bridge technology. Up until 1957 everything had to be ferried across in boats, even trains, which had to be unhitched and re-assembled on the other side. The first bridge was at Wuhan. There may soon be as many as a hundred bridges over the lower Yangzi.
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