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zhī
v. erect, prop up; withstand; support; protrude; send (sb.) away; pay or draw (money)
Other meanings
[zhī]   m. measure word for pencils; a piece of music, tune, song etc.; branch (of office, etc.); twelve earthly branches
[zhī]   radical. branch
    branch
'支' is part of the following simplified words:
 伎 吱 妓 屐 岐 庋 忮 技 攲 枝 歧 瞽 翅 肢 臌 豉 跂 鼓 鼗 鼙 鼟
'支' is part of the following traditional words:
 伎 吱 妓 屐 岐 庋 忮 技 攲 枝 歧 瞽 翅 肢 臌 豉 跂 鼓 鼗 鼙 鼟
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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.
EXAMPLES
zhī chí
v. support
zhī jià
n. stand, kickstand, support
zhī pèi
v. allocate, arrange; control, dominate
zhī chēng
v. prop up, sustain, support
zhī zhù
n. pillar, support, prop
yù zhī
n./v. (of money) advance; draw on the future
zhī kāi
v. dispatch or send (sb.) away