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English Definitionstraightforward
Simplified Script直捷
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓˊ ㄐㄧㄝˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zik6zit6
Word Decomposition
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
jiévictory; triumph; quick; nimble; prompt; Czech; Czech Republic; abbr. for 捷克

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
直接zhíjiēdirect; opposite: indirect 间接; immediate; directly; straightforward
直线zhíxiànstraight line; sharply (rise or fall)
直达zhídáto go nonstop to; through (as in "through train"); nonstop
Words With Same Tail Word    
敏捷mǐnjiénimble; quick; shrewd
便捷biànjiéconvenient and fast
快捷kuàijiéquick; fast; nimble; agile; (computer) shortcut
告捷gàojiéto win; to be victorious; to report a victory
报捷bàojiéreport a success; announce a victory
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