Meaning of 智

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Pinyin: zhì
English Definition: wisdom; knowledge
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Ideographic: Known clearly ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ zhī ] to know, to perceive, to comprehend
    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
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Example Words
智慧 zhì huì wisdom; knowledge; intelligent; intelligence
智力 zhì intelligence; intellect
理智 zhì reason; intellect; rationality; rational
智能 zhì néng intelligent; able; smart (phone, system, bomb etc)
明智 míng zhì sensible; wise; judicious; sagacious
More: 智* | *智 | *智*
Example Sentences
When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.
This is why an intellectual unification of all countries is needed, for the most important information we as a species can have is a full, highly detailed assessment of what we have on this planet.
I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
When a leader has a mind of cherishing the talents, he can identify and manage of them, as well as help them for displaying their talent.
Perhaps that iswhy so many of the intellectual elite look down on those in trade and industry.