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English Definitionfrank; straightforward; blunt
Simplified Script率直
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄨㄞˋ ㄓˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)seot1zik6
Word Decomposition
shuàito lead; to command; rash; hasty; frank; straightforward; generally; usually
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    
率领shuàilǐngto lead; to command; to head
率先shuàixiānto take the lead; to show initiative
率然shuàiránhastily; rashly; suddenly
率真shuàizhēnfrank and sincere; candid
率尔操觚shuài'ěr cāogūto compose in off-hand way (idiom); to dash off
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
垂直chuízhíperpendicular; vertical
笔直bǐzhíperfectly straight; straight as a ramrod; bolt upright
亢直kàngzhíupright and unyielding (literary)
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