Meaning of 址

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Pinyin: zhǐ
English Definition: location; site; foundation of a building
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ zhǐ ] to stop, to halt; to detain; to desist
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Example Words
遗址 zhǐ ruins; historic relics
地址 zhǐ address; Classifiers:
旧址 jiù zhǐ former site; old location
住址 zhù zhǐ address
选址 xuǎn zhǐ to select a suitable site; site; location
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Example Sentences
A: If you got any questions, just shoot me an email. My email address is on my business card.
A new change-of-address system in the United States reduces costs by redirecting mail earlier in the process.
Most computers on the stub domain communicate with each other using the inside local addresses.
Routers or local machines can use this address to send packets back to themselves.
The title refers to a real place, a vast and luxurious urban-renewal project in Chengdu that is being built on the site of a former top-secret munitions factory complex.