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English Definitionto initiate; to start; the start
Simplified Script肇始
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄠˋ ㄕˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)siu6ci2
Word Decomposition
zhàoat first; devise; originate
shǐto begin; to start; then; only then

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Words With Same Head Word    
肇事zhàoshìto cause trouble; to provoke a disturbance
肇因zhàoyīncause; origin
肇州zhàozhōuZhaozhou county in Daqing 大庆, Heilongjiang
肇庆zhàoqìngZhaoqing prefecture level city in Guangdong province 广东省 in south China
肇东zhàodōngZhaodong county level city in Suihua 绥化, Heilongjiang
Words With Same Tail Word    
开始kāishǐto begin; beginning; to start; initial
原始yuánshǐfirst; original; primitive; original (document etc)
伊始yīshǐoutset; beginning
创始chuàngshǐto initiate; to found
倡始chàngshǐto initiate
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