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English Definitionknowledge; intellectual
Simplified Script知识
Traditional Script知識
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓ ㄕ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)zi1sik1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=4; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
zhīto know; to be aware
shíto know; knowledge; to recognize

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Words With Same Head Word    
知道zhīdaoto know; to become aware of
知觉zhījuéperception; consciousness
知足zhīzúcontent with one's situation; to know contentment (hence happiness)
知足常乐zhīzú cháng lèsatisfied with what one has (idiom)
知名zhīmíngwell-known; famous
Words With Same Tail Word    
认识rènshito know; to recognize; to be familiar with; to get acquainted with somebody; knowledge; understanding; awareness; cognition
见识jiànshiknowledge and experience; to increase one's knowledge
熟识shúshito be well acquainted with; to know well
冷知识lěng zhīshitrivia
反知识fǎn zhīshianti-intellectual
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