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ˇ

zhǐ

only

只 is a 5 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as zhǐ in the third tone, however it can also be pronounced as zhī.

In traditional Chinese the characters , , or may be used instead.

It is made up of the components (opening) and (eight).

  • ˇ

    zhǐ

    only

    • ㄎㄡ ˇ

      kǒu

      opening

    • ㄅㄚ

      eight

3 stories have been written about this character — see all
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The Octomom only had eight mouths to feed.
by rparent62

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only eight openings.
by RobotPuppyMath

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The Octomom only had eight mouths to feed. by rparent62
by Kreinus

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 只

zhī
zhǐ

Definitions for 只 pronounced as zhī

  • classifier for birds and certain animals, one of a pair, some utensils, vessels etc

Definitions for 只 pronounced as zhǐ

  • grain that has begun to ripen
  • variant of 衹|只[zhi3]
  • only
  • merely
  • just
  • but
  • variant of 只[zhi3]
  • variant of 只[zhi3]

Vocabulary

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Lesson 4

by bensmithperez 47 characters

Classification

by Melidara 16 characters

My Words

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(tuttle)/chapter Sixteen

by Algoris 53 characters

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