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zhāi
v. pick, pluck; select, make extracts from; scold, reprimand; (oral) borrow money (in urgent need)
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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zhāi qǔ
v. get, pick, obtain
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zhāi píng guǒ shì yí jiàn yǒu qù de shì qing
phr. Picking apples is interesting.
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qíng yún xú wǒ zhāi xià tiān shang de xīng xing géi nǐ .
phr. Please allow me to pick the stars from the sky for you.
wén zhāi
n. digest (of literature); summary
zhāi lù
v. to excerpt and extract
zhāi chāo
v. to extract, to take passages (from a book, etc.)
zhāi jiè
v. to borrow money when in urgent need
zhǐ zhāi
v. to criticize