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Meaning of 滞

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(Trad.: 滯)
Pinyin: zhì
English Definition: sluggish
Chinese Definition:
①凝积,不流通,不灵活:停滞。滞留。滞销。滞空。呆滞。滞产(产妇临产后总产程超过30小时者)。滞针。滞下(痢疾的古称)。
②遗落:“此有滞穗”。

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ shuǐ ] water
    • [ dài ] belt, strap; band, ribbon; area, zone; to carry, to raise, to wear
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Example Words
滞后 zhì hòu to lag behind
停滞 tíng zhì stagnation; at a standstill; bogged down
滞留 zhì liú to detain; retention
呆滞 dāi zhì dull; lifeless; sluggish
滞销 zhì xiāo to sell poorly; unmarketable; slow-moving (product, inventory etc)
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