Meaning of 指

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Pinyin: zhǐ
English Definition: finger; to point at or to; to indicate or refer to; to depend on; to count on; (of hair) to stand on end
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: To point by hand ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
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Example Words:
指导 [ zhǐ dǎo ]: to guide; to give directions; to direct; to coach; guidance; tuition; Classifiers:
指挥 [ zhǐ huī ]: to conduct; to command; to direct; conductor (of an orchestra); Classifiers:
手指 [ shǒu zhǐ ]: finger; Classifiers:
指标 [ zhǐ biāo ]: (production) target; quota; index; indicator; sign; signpost; (computing) pointer
指示 [ zhǐ shì ]: to point out; to indicate; to instruct; directives; instructions; Classifiers:
More: 指* | *指 | *指*
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