Meaning of 迟

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(Trad.: 遲)
Pinyin: chí
English Definition: late; delayed; slow
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (walk) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from lower left
    • [ chuò ] to walk; walking
    • [ chǐ ] ruler, tape-measure; unit of length, about 1 ft.
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Example Words:
迟到 [ chí dào ]: to arrive late
推迟 [ tuī chí ]: to postpone; to put off; to defer
迟早 [ chí zǎo ]: sooner or later
迟缓 [ chí huǎn ]: slow; sluggish
迟疑 [ chí ]: to hesitate
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