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垂直
Main
English Definitionperpendicular; vertical
Simplified Script垂直
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinchuízhí
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨㄟˊ ㄓˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)seoi4zik6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
chuíto hang (down); droop; dangle; bend down; hand down; bequeath; nearly; almost; to approach
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

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
垂下chuíxiàto hang down
垂危chuíwēiclose to death; life-threatening (illness)
垂垂chuíchuígradually; to drop
垂幕chuímùcanopy
垂感chuígǎndrape effect (fashion)
Words With Same Tail Word    
一直yīzhístraight (in a straight line); continuously; always; from the beginning of ... up to ...; all along
简直jiǎnzhísimply; at all; practically
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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