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English Definitionto stop; to prohibit; until; only
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄓˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zi2
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate,Advanced

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Words With Same Head Word    
止咳zhǐkéto suppress coughing
止境zhǐjìnglimit; boundary; end
止步zhǐbùto halt; to stop; to go no farther
止痛zhǐtòngto relieve pain; to stop pain; analgesic
止血zhǐxuèto staunch (bleeding); hemostatic (drug)
Words With Same Tail Word    
防止fángzhǐto prevent; to guard against; to take precautions
禁止jìnzhǐto prohibit; to forbid; to ban
停止tíngzhǐto stop; to halt; to cease
为止wéizhǐuntil; (used in combination with words like or in constructs of the form 到...为止...为止)
阻止zǔzhǐto prevent; to block
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