Meaning of 殖

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Pinyin: zhí
English Definition: to grow; to reproduce
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (corpse) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ dǎi ] corpse; death; evil, depraved, wicked
    • [ zhí ] straight, vertical; candid, direct, frank
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Example Words
养殖 yǎng zhí to cultivate; cultivation; to further; to encourage
繁殖 fán zhí to breed; to reproduce; to propagate
生殖 shēng zhí to reproduce; to flourish
养殖业 yǎng zhí cultivation industry
殖民 zhí mín colony; colonial
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Example Sentences
Most bacteria reproduce through binary fission.
Animal reproduction requires a mating process between male and female.
Some animals and plants reproduce offspring by splitting.
The water quality in this mountainous area is good, and it is suitable for developing agriculture and animal husbandry.
A tree can reproduce many new seeds and grow new seedlings.