Meaning of 知

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Pinyin: zhī
English Definition: to know; to be aware
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shǐ ] arrow, dart; to vow, to swear
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
知道 [ zhī dào ]: to know; to become aware of; also pr. [zhi1 dao5]
知识 [ zhī shi ]: knowledge; Classifiers: ; intellectual
不知 [ zhī ]: not to know; unaware; unknowingly; fig. not to admit (defeat, hardships, tiredness etc)
通知 [ tōng zhī ]: to notify; to inform; notice; notification; Classifiers:
得知 [ zhī ]: to find out; to know; to learn about
More: 知* | *知 | *知*
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