Meaning of 歧

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English Definition: divergent; side road
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Synonym: 比方 比如 例如 譬喻
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (stop) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ zhǐ ] to stop, to halt; to detain; to desist
    • [ zhī ] to support, to sustain; to withdraw, to pay; a branch (of a bank)
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Example Words
分歧 fēn divergent; difference (of opinion, position); disagreement; bifurcation (math.)
歧视 shì to discriminate against; discrimination
种族歧视 zhǒng shì racial discrimination; racism
歧途 fork in a road; wrong road
误入歧途 to take a wrong step in life (idiom); to go astray
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