Meaning of 制

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(Trad.: 製)
Pinyin: zhì
English Definition: system; to control; to regulate; variant of ; to manufacture; to make
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (knife) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • Overlaid
      • [ jīn ] cloth, curtain, handkerchief, towel
    • [ dāo ] knife
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Example Words:
制度 [ zhì ]: system (e.g. political, adminstrative etc); institution; Classifiers:
控制 [ kòng zhì ]: control; to exercise control over; to contain
限制 [ xiàn zhì ]: to restrict; to limit; to confine; restriction; limit; Classifiers:
制造 [ zhì zào ]: to manufacture; to make
制定 [ zhì dìng ]: to draw up; to formulate
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