Meaning of 枝

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Pinyin: zhī
English Definition: branch; classifier for sticks, rods, pencils etc
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ zhī ] to support, to sustain; to withdraw, to pay; a branch (of a bank)
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Example Words
树枝 shù zhī branch; twig
荔枝 zhī litchi or lychee fruit (Litchi chinensis Sonn.)
枝叶 zhī branch and leaf
枝条 zhī tiáo branch; twig; stem
枝节 zhī jié branches and knots; fig. side issue; minor peripheral problem
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