zhǐ walk slowly

Note

Only used as component of other characters
Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 34 used in: gè (each)

< Previous radical 32 Next radical 36 >

Sounds same

zhǐ (paper) zhǐ (to stop)

Different tone

zhī (prop up) zhī (one) zhī (him) zhī (to know) zhī (to support) zhī (branch) zhí (straight) zhí (value) zhí (to plant) zhì (aspiration) zhì (to arrive) zhì (to rule) zhì (to send) zhì (to install)

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wài outside; in addition; foreign

Made up of [ xī sunset; evening radical 36, bǔ divination; prophesy radical 25]

Origin

Consists of 'evening' and 'divination', as divination was only carried out durign the day this gives the meaning of something unusual, foreign or 'outside' normality
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