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.
Your cycle length is a rough indicator - you can find charts and calculators on the internet.
Bael, wood apple or stone apple is a species native to India, but found throughout Southeast Asia. Bael is a smooth fruit with a woody peel that is colored yellow, green or grey.
Sen Lizhi, a famous Japaneses master on researching ancient books, had edited more than 180 books in his life.
Objective:To compare the detoxification effects of wine and aqueous extract of Hovenia dulcis Thunb. (HDT) on acute alcohol toxicity in mice.