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Meaning of 芝

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Pinyin: zhī
English Definition: Zoysia pungens
Chinese Definition:
①(灵芝)见“(芝兰)“芝”和“。
②灵”。兰”,古书上指两种香草,喻德行的高尚或友情、环境的美好等,如“芝芝之室”、“芝芝玉树”。

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (plant) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ cǎo ] grass, weed, plant, herb
    • [ zhī ] marks preceding phrase as modifier of following phrase; it, him her, them; to go to
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Example Words
芝麻 zhī ma sesame (seed)
芝麻官 zhī ma guān low ranking official; petty bureaucrat
芝麻酱 zhī ma jiàng sesame paste
芝麻油 zhī ma yóu sesame oil
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