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English Definitionperfectly straight; straight as a ramrod; bolt upright
Simplified Script笔直
Traditional Script筆直
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄧˇ ㄓˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)bat1zik6
Word Decomposition
pen; pencil; writing brush; to write or compose; the strokes of Chinese characters; measure word for sums of money, deals
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

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Words With Same Head Word    
笔记bǐjìto take down (in writing); notes; a type of literature consisting mainly of short sketches
笔试bǐshìwritten examination
笔记本bǐjì běnnotebook (stationery); notebook (computing)
笔画bǐhuàstrokes of a Chinese character
笔录bǐlùto put down in writing; to take down notes; transcript; record
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
亢直kàngzhíupright and unyielding (literary)
僵直jiāngzhístiff; rigid; inflexible
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