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
枝条 [ zhī tiáo ]: branch; twig; stem
枝叶 [ zhī ]: branch and leaf
荔枝 [ zhī ]: litchi or lychee fruit (Litchi chinensis Sonn.)
分枝 [ fēn zhī ]: branch
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