Meaning of 歧

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English Definition: divergent; side road
Chinese Definition:

Synonym: 比方 比如 例如 譬喻
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (stop) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ zhǐ ] to stop, to halt; to detain; to desist
    • [ zhī ] to support, to sustain; to withdraw, to pay; a branch (of a bank)
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Example Words:
分歧 [ fēn ]: divergent; difference (of opinion, position); disagreement; bifurcation (math.)
歧视 [ shì ]: to discriminate against; discrimination
分歧点 [ fēn diǎn ]: branch point; division point
性别歧视 [ xìng bié shì ]: sex discrimination; sexism
歧异 [ ]: difference; discrepancy
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