YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

English Definitionin a word; in short; in brief
Simplified Script总之
Traditional Script總之
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄨㄥˇ ㄓ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zung2zi1
Part of Speech(连) conjunction
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zǒngalways; to assemble; gather; total; overall; head; chief; general; in every case
zhī(possessive particle, literary equivalent of ); him; her; it

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
总统zǒngtǒngpresident (of a country)
总理zǒnglǐpremier; prime minister
总结zǒngjiéto sum up; to conclude; summary; résumé
总共zǒnggòngaltogether; in sum; in all; in total
Words With Same Tail Word    
总而言之zǒng éryán zhīin short; in a word; in brief
反之fǎnzhīon the other hand...; conversely...
敬而远之jìng ér yuǎn zhīto show respect from a distance (idiom); to remain at a respectful distance
分之fēnzhī(indicating a fraction)
随之suízhīthereupon; subsequently; accordingly
Derived Words or Phrases    
Similar-sounding Words    
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables