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一直
Main
English Definitionstraight (in a straight line); continuously; always; from the beginning of ... up to ...; all along
Simplified Script一直
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinyīzhí
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
yìzhí
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧ ㄓˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jat1zik6
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
one; 1; single; a (article); as soon as; entire; whole; all; throughout; "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1); also pr. [yao1] for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit
zhístraight; to straighten; fair and reasonable; frank; straightforward; (indicates continuing motion or action); vertical; vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters; (Chinese surname); Zhi (c. 2000 BC), fifth of the legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神农 Farmer God

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Words With Same Head Word    
一些yīxiēsome; a few; a little
一切yīqièeverything; every; all
一样yīyàngsame; like; equal to; the same as; just like
一般yībānsame; ordinary; so-so; common; general; generally; in general
一共yīgòngaltogether
Words With Same Tail Word    
简直jiǎnzhísimply; at all; practically
垂直chuízhíperpendicular; vertical
笔直bǐzhíperfectly straight; straight as a ramrod; bolt upright
亢直kàngzhíupright and unyielding (literary)
僵直jiāngzhístiff; rigid; inflexible
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