zhì to send; to devote; to deliver

Made up of [ zhì to arrive; most; to radical 133]

Note

The radical is 'to arrive' and so suggests transport

Related characters


Using zhì : wū (house) dào (arrive)

Sounds same

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

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Pronunciation

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