Meaning of 枳

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Pinyin: zhǐ
English Definition: (orange); hedge thorn
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ zhī ] only, merely, just
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Example Words
枳实 zhǐ shí dried fruit of immature citron or trifoliate orange (used in TCM)
枳壳 zhǐ qiào bitter orange (Fructus aurantii) (used in TCM)
逾淮为枳 huái wéi zhǐ to decline in quality after replanting in another place (idiom)
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Example Sentences
Ideal is the beacon. Without ideal there is no secure direction; without direction there is no life.
I pointed out the joint on the coin at the disappointing appointment.
Conclusion: FHD has an obvious effect on acute alcohol toxicity.
The complicated indicator is dedicated to the delicate delicious machine.
Objective:To compare the detoxification effects of wine and aqueous extract of Hovenia dulcis Thunb. (HDT) on acute alcohol toxicity in mice.