之 zhī: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

之 (zhī) English Meaning

  • (possessive particle, literary equivalent of 的)
  • him
  • her
  • its

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 我把她归为挚友之列。
    Wǒ bǎ tā guī wèi zhìyǒu zhī liè.
    I number her among my closest friends.
  • 是好天气成全了假日之美。
    Shì hǎo tiānqì chéngquánle jiàrì zhīměi.
    It was the beautiful weather that really made the holiday.
  • 这是血肉之躯无法忍受的。
    Zhè shì xiěròu zhī qū wúfǎ rěnshòu de.
    It was more than flesh and blood could bear.
  • 他以晓之以礼的态度劝说她。
    Tā yǐ xiǎo zhī yǐ lǐ de tàidù quànshuō tā.
    He talked to her with a persuasive manner.
  • 她聪明貌美使他为之神魂颠倒。
    Tā cōngmíng mào měi shǐ tā wéi zhī shénhún diāndǎo.
    He was dazzled by her beauty and wit.
  • 她已存了几千镑以备退休之用。
    Tā yǐ cúnle jǐ qiān bàng yǐ bèi tuìxiū zhī yòng.
    She’s got a few thousand pounds put away for her
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Stroke Order & Character Components

之 (zhī): (possessive particle, literary equivalent of 的[de5]); him; her; it

  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  • : unidentified strokes

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 之

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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