Meaning of 徵

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Pinyin: zhǐ
English Definition: 4th note in pentatonic scale 五音
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (step) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to middle and right
    • [ chì ] to step with the left foot
    • Above to below
      • [ shān ] mountain, hill, peak
      • Above to below
        • [ ] one; a, an; alone
        • [ wáng ] king, ruler; royal; surname
    • [ ] to rap, to tap; script; to let go
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Example Words
含商咀徵 hán shāng zhǐ permeated with beautiful music (idiom)
含宫咀徵 hán gōng zhǐ permeated with beautiful music (idiom)
变徵之声 biàn zhǐ zhī shēng modified fifth note of the pentatonic scale
宫商角徵羽 gōng shāng jué zhǐ pre-Tang names of the five notes of the pentatonic scale, corresponding roughly to do, re, mi, sol, la
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Example Sentences
My daughter is not the only person in my life that asks for advice.
Errors and uncertainties multiply, cascading upward through a chain of turbulent features, from dust devils and squalls up to continent-size eddies that only satellites can see.