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English Definitionvertical; to erect; to set upright; vertical stroke in Chinese characters; young servant (old)
Simplified Script竖直
Traditional Script豎直
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕㄨˋ ㄓˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)syu6zik6
Word Decomposition
shùto erect; vertical; vertical stroke (in Chinese characters)
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    
竖式shùshìstanding; vertical
竖折shùzhé(downwards-starting right angle character stroke)
竖立shùlìto erect; to set upright; to stand
竖笔shùbǐvertical stroke (in Chinese characters)
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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