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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
zǐ | zi3
English translation
son
child
seed
egg
small thing
1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat
Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位 wǔ děng jué wèi [wǔ děng jué wèi]
(noun suffix)
son, child; seed, egg; fruit; small thing

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Number of strokes

3

Radical frequency

83

Traditional form

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Noun morpheme / 名语素 Míng yǔsù

Learning hint

A child in a wrap, with outstretched arms but bundled legs

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Type

pictographic

Positional decomposition

了一

Explanation

Pictograph of a small child with its two arms outstretched.

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tàn le kǒu , zhàn le 起来 qǐlai , 不由自主 bù yóu zì zhǔ de hǎo 裙子 qúnzi ,平头 píng tóu .

She sighed, stood up, automatically adjusted her skirt and smoothed her hair.

饭菜 fàn cài 而外, Huán chī líng shí , 肚子 dùzi Yuè 显形 xiǎn xíng , jiù 觉得 juéde 越须 duō chī hǎo 东西 dōngxī ;不能 bù néng 亏着 zuǐ .

Aside from meals, Tigress had to eat between them.

ǎi de 汉子 hàn zi yòng 颤抖 chàndǒu de 声音 shēngyīn shuì .

The little man's voice was shaky.

大夫 dàfū le de mài , yòu qiáo 了瞧我的嗓子 sǎngzi .

The doctor felt my pulse and looked down my throat.

硅烷偶联剂用于 yòng yú 许多 xǔduō 通用 tōngyòng de 砂子 shā zi 环氧 xíng 复合材料 fù hé cái liào Zhōng .

Silane coupling agents are also used in many commercial sand - epoxy - type composites.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
孩子 háizi child孩子 háizi
儿子 érzi son兒子
son
房子 fáng zi house房子 fáng zi
妻子 qīzǐ wife妻子 qīzǐ
样子 yàngzi appearance樣子
日子 rìzi day日子 rìzi
案子 àn zi long table案子 àn zi
电子 diàn zǐ electronic電子
男子 nán zǐ a man男子 nán zǐ
小子 xiǎo zǐ (coll.) boy小子 xiǎo zǐ
女子 nǚ zǐ woman女子 nǚ zǐ
分子 fèn zǐ part份子 fèn zi
一辈子 yībèizi (for) a lifetime一輩子
脑子 nǎo zi brains腦子
子弹 zǐdàn bullet子彈
肚子 dùzi belly肚子 dùzi
婊子 biǎo zi whore婊子 biǎo zi
裤子 kùzi trousers褲子
桌子 zhuōzi table桌子 zhuōzi
帽子 màozi hat帽子 màozi
疯子 fēng zi madman瘋子
女孩子 nǚ hái zi girl女孩子 nǚ hái zi
鼻子 bízi nose鼻子 bízi
小伙子 xiǎohuǒzi young man小伙子 xiǎohuǒzi

Decomposition & Compounds

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Compounds

See all 81 Chinese words that contain the character in their composition.

    • hǎo
      • nāo , hào
    • xiǎng
      • dūn
        • dūn , duì , tūn , dūn , duì , dūn , duì , , , , , , , , dùn , , , , ,
      • guō
      • shú
      • chún , chún , chún , zhūn , guǒ , dūn , duǒ , tūn , guō , tūn , rún , , chún , , , , , , , , zhūn , , , chún
    • yóu
    • zhuǎn
      • càn
        • chán , chán , zhàn , chǎn , ,
    • zǎi , , , jiǎn , mǎn , qióng , , , xué , , , , , , , , , yàn , , ,
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