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English Definitionorder; command; instruction
Simplified Script指令
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓˇ ㄌㄧㄥˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zi2ling6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
zhǐfinger; to point at or to; to indicate or refer to; to depend on; to count on; (of hair) to stand on end
lìngto order; to command; an order; warrant; writ; to cause; to make something happen; virtuous; honorific title; season; government position (old)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
指出zhǐchūto indicate; to point out
指导zhǐdǎoto guide; to give directions; to direct; to coach; guidance; tuition
指挥zhǐhuīto conduct; to command; to direct; conductor (of an orchestra)
指示zhǐshìto point out; to indicate; to instruct; directives; instructions
指标zhǐbiāotarget; quota; index; indicator; sign; signpost; (computing) pointer
Words With Same Tail Word    
命令mìnglìngto order; to command
司令sīlìngcommanding officer
法令fǎlìngdecree; ordinance
禁令jìnlìngprohibition; ban
下令xiàlìngto give an order; to command
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