Meaning of 址

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Pinyin: zhǐ
English Definition: location; site; foundation of a building
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ zhǐ ] to stop, to halt; to detain; to desist
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Example Words
遗址 zhǐ ruins; historic relics
地址 zhǐ address; Classifiers:
旧址 jiù zhǐ former site; old location
住址 zhù zhǐ address
选址 xuǎn zhǐ to select a suitable site; site; location
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Example Sentences
His address is a bit hard to find.
It's difficult for me to find this address.
Leave the address for future use.
I didn't know your address at that time.
The letter was sent to the wrong address.