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English Definitionmore or less; roughly; approximately
Simplified Script大致
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄚˋ ㄓˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)daai6zi3
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Intermediate,Advanced
Word Decomposition
big; huge; large; major; great; wide; deep; older (than); oldest; eldest; greatly; very much; (dialect) father; father's elder or younger brother
zhìto send; to devote; to deliver; to cause; to convey

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Words With Same Head Word    
大学dàxuéuniversity; college; the Great Learning, one of the Four Books 四书 in Confucianism
大概dàgàiroughly; probably; rough; approximate; about; general idea
大家dàjiāeveryone; influential family; great expert
大声dàshēngloud voice; in a loud voice; loudly
大陆dàlùcontinent; mainland; mainland China (reference to the PRC)
Words With Same Tail Word    
一致yīzhìunanimous; identical (views or opinions)
导致dǎozhìto lead to; to create; to cause; to bring about
以致yǐzhìto such an extent as to; down to; up to
兴致xìngzhìmood; spirits; interest
不致bùzhìnot in such a way as to; not likely to
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