Meaning of 齿

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齿 (Trad.: 齒)
Pinyin: chǐ
English Definition: tooth; Classifiers:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictographic: Teeth 人凵; provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ zhǐ ] to stop, to halt; to detain; to desist
    • Surround from below
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Example Words:
牙齿 [ chǐ ]: tooth; dental; Classifiers:
切齿 [ qiè chǐ ]: to gnash one's teeth (in anger)
咬牙切齿 [ yǎo qiè chǐ ]: gnashing one's teeth (idiom); displaying extreme anger; fuming with rage between gritted teeth
齿轮 [ chǐ lún ]: (machine) gear; pinion (gear wheel)
口齿 [ kǒu chǐ ]: mouth and teeth; enunciation; to articulate; diction; age (of cattle, horses etc)
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