"只" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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Strokes 3
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Strokes 5
Structure
Decomp. 口八
Prononciation
Mandarin zhī; zhǐ
Entry Methods
Pinyin zhi1; zhi3
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Sijiao 6080.0
Wubi KWU
CNS 11643 1-4637
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Unicode U+53EA
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BIG5 A575
Results for 只
 zhī classifier for birds and certain animals, one of a pair, some utensils, vessels etc
 zhǐ variant of 只[zhi3]
Results beginning with 只
 zhǐ yǒu only
 zhǐ shì merely / simply / only / but
 zhǐ yào if only / so long as
 zhǐ néng can only / obliged to do sth / to have no other choice
 zhǐ hǎo without any better option / to have to / to be forced to
 zhǐ dé to have no alternative but to / to be obliged to
 zhǐ pà I'm afraid that... / perhaps / maybe / very likely
 zhǐ gù solely preoccupied (with one thing) / engrossed / focusing (on sth) / to look after only one aspect
 zhǐ guǎn solely engrossed in one thing / just (one thing, no need to worry about the rest) / simply / by all means / please feel free / do not hesitate (to ask for sth)
 zhǐ dú read-only (computing)
 zhī shēn alone / by oneself
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 zhǐ bù guò it's just that ...
 zhǐ bu guò only / merely / nothing but / no more than / it's just that ...
 zhǐ xiàn yú to be limited to
 zhǐ zhēng zhāo xī to seize every minute (idiom) / to make the best use of one's time
 zhī jī dǒu jiǔ lit. a chicken and a bottle of wine (idiom) / fig. ready to make an offering to the deceased, or to entertain guests
 zhǐ qiàn dōng fēng all we need is an east wind (idiom) / lacking only one tiny crucial item
 zhǐ yán piàn yǔ just a word or two (idiom) / a few isolated phrases
 zhǐ zhēng dàn xī see 只爭朝夕|只争朝夕[zhi3 zheng1 zhao1 xi1]
 zhī zì bù tí not to mention (idiom) / to say not one word / fig. to omit mention (of a non-person or embarrassing topic) / to censor
 zhǐ shuō bù zuò to be all talk and no action
 zhī yǎn dú jù see 獨具隻眼|独具只眼[du2 ju4 zhi1 yan3]
 zhǐ bù guò jǐ nián qián only a few years ago / just a few years ago
 zhǐ jiàn shù mù bù jiàn sēn lín unable to see the wood for the trees / fig. only able to see isolated details, and not the bigger picture
 zhǐ jiàn shù mù , bù jiàn sēn lín only see the trees, but not see the forest (idiom, from Mao Zedong, On contradictions 毛澤東|毛泽东, 矛盾論|矛盾论) / to concentrate on minutiae at the expense of the big picture
 zhǐ kě yì huì , bù kě yán chuán can be understood, but not described (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子) / mysterious and subtle
 zhǐ zhī qí yī , bù zhī qí èr to know the first, but not know the second (idiom) / only partial information
  results-only work environment
 zhǐ yào gōng fu shēn , tiě chǔ mó chéng zhēn If you work at it hard enough, you can grind an iron bar into a needle. / cf idiom 磨杵成針|磨杵成针, to grind an iron bar down to a fine needle (idiom) / fig. to persevere in a difficult task / to study diligently
 zhǐ xǔ zhōu guān fàng huǒ , bù xǔ bǎi xìng diǎn dēng only the official is allowed to light the fire / Gods may do what cattle may not / quod licet Iovi, non licet bovi
  IPSAS Only
 bù zhǐ not only / not merely
 chuán zhī ship / boat / vessel
 jiàn zhī warship
 dà zhī big
 niú zhī cow / cattle
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 sān zhī shǒu pickpocket
 xíng dān yǐng zhī lonely soul / solitary
 bié jù zhī yǎn see 獨具隻眼|独具只眼[du2 ju4 zhi1 yan3]
 dǒu jiǔ zhī jī lit. a chicken and a bottle of wine (idiom) / fig. ready to make an offering to the deceased, or to entertain guests
 dú jù zhī yǎn to see what others fail to see (idiom) / to have exceptional insight
 gū shēn zhī yǐng lit. a lonely body with only a shadow for company / to be all alone (idiom)
  light water craft
 tiào yī zhī jiǎo to hop on one leg
 jiǎo tà liǎng zhī chuán to have a foot in both camps / to have a bet each way / to be having an affair
 jiǎo cǎi liǎng zhī chuán see 腳踏兩隻船|脚踏两只船[jiao3 ta4 liang3 zhi1 chuan2]
 zhēng zhī yǎn bì zhī yǎn to turn a blind eye
  Compact Disk-Read Only Memory
 bù pà guān , zhǐ pà guǎn lit. it is not an official to be feared, but a person in direct control over sb (proverb) / fig. to be obliged to comply with people in authority
  Fisheries Vessels Pool Agreement
 zhēng yī zhī yǎn bì yī zhī yǎn to turn a blind eye
  General Provisions on Ship's Routeing
 wàn shì jiē bèi , zhǐ qiàn dōng fēng everything is ready, all we need is an east wind (idiom) / lacking only one tiny crucial item / also written 萬事俱備,只欠東風|万事俱备,只欠东风
 wàn shì jù bèi , zhǐ qiàn dōng fēng lit. everything is ready, all we need is an east wind (idiom) / fig. lacking only one tiny crucial item
 bù pà bù shí huò , zhǐ pà huò bǐ huò lit. don't worry about not knowing goods, but about comparing them (proverb) / fig. goods' (or person's) true value can only be determined through comparison
 kě cā xiě kě biān chéng zhī dú cún chǔ qì EPROM (erasable programmable read-only memory)
 tiān xià wú nán shì , zhǐ pà yǒu xīn rén lit. nothing is difficult on this earth, if your mind is set (idiom)
  International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships
  Read-Only-Memory of Madrid Actualized Registry Information
  Seminar on Coordination of Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) Standards in the United Kingdom
  Wider Caribbean Initiative for Ship-Generated Wastes
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