zhí value; to happen to; to be on duty

Made up of [ rén Person (radical) radical 9, zhí straight; to straighten; fair and reasonable ]

Note

Zhi provides the phonetic and character can be remembered by thinking that a straightforward person is of value
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using rén : tā (he) huā (flower) mén (s) hé (what) huà (to make into) wèi (position) yè (night) zhuàn (biography) zuò (to do) dài (replace) 亿 yì (100,000,000) nǐ (you) zhù (to live) fèn (portion) shén (what) gū (estimate) gōng (to provide) bǐng (both) rén (humane) chàng (to initiate) 仿 fǎng (to imitate) dǎo (fall) dàn (but) hòu (wait)
Using zhí : zhēn (really) zhí (to plant) zhì (to install)

Sounds same

zhí (straight) zhí (to plant)

Different tone

zhī (prop up) 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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I Ching (Yi Jing) ancient Chinese fortune telling

I Ching (Yi Jing) ancient Chinese fortune telling

Culture

In ancient China the Emperor would do very little without consulting the Yi Jing (I Ching). The Imperial court had experts to interpret the answers given by this method of Divination. Because it produces a set for 'now' and also a 'change' it is called the Book of Changes and contains explanations of the transformation.
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