(zhí )

直 English Translation

The English meaning of (zhí ) is:

  • straight
  • to straighten
  • fair and reasonable
  • frank
  • straightforward
  • (indicates continuing motion or action)
  • vertical
  • vertical downward stroke in Chinese characters
  • surname Zhi
  • Zhi (c. 2000 BC), fifth of the legendary Flame Emperors (yán ) descended from Shennong | (shén nóng) Farmer God

Example Usage of 直


Zhè zhōu wǒ yīzhí zài gōngzuò. I worked all this week.

Wǒ zhǎodào nà bǎ wǒ yīzhí zài zhǎo de yàoshile. I found the key for which I had been looking.

Zuìhòu sān zhōu,Jim yīzhí shìtú dài wǒ chūqù chīfàn. Jim has been trying to take me out to dinner for the last three weeks.

Tā yīzhí hé tā de xiōngdì zhēngchǎo. She was always quarreling with her brothers.

Jīntiān zāogāo tòule, suǒyǐ wǒ zhǔnbèi qù hè yībēi jiù zhíjiē shàngchuáng. I had an awful experience today, so I'm going to have a beer and go straight to bed.

Tā huīzhe tā de shǒu, zhídào huǒchē xiāoshī zài shìxiàn zhī wài. She waved her hand until the train was out of sight.

Zhídào nà shí, tā cái yìshí dào tā yǐjīng shàngdàng shòupiàn. Only then did he realize he had been deceived.

Yánzhe zhè tiáo lù zhí zǒu, dào dì sān gè hónglǜdēng dì dìfāng yòu zhuǎn. Go straight down this street and turn right at the third light.

Wǒ yīzhí mángyú xiě yī bù duǎnpiān xiǎoshuō. I have been busy writing a short story.

Tā yīzhí hěn dānxīn tā de nǚ'ér. He's always worrying about his daughter.

Tā zài chéngshì lǐ yīzhí shòudào zàoyīn huòzhě qítā de gānrǎo. He was always annoyed in the city by noises of one sort or another.

Zhídào wǒ zìjǐ yǒule háizi wǒ cái míngbáile shénme shì mǔ'ài. It was not until I had a baby myself that I knew what mother's love is.

Wǒ fùqīn yīzhí hěn lěngjìng. My father is always cool.

Tā shēn zhíle tā de shǒubì. He stretched his arm.

Zìcóng shǒushù hòu, wǒ fùqīn yīzhí chǔyú liánghǎo de zhuàngtài. My father has been in good shape since his operation.

Tā yīzhí bàoyuàn tā de fángjiān hěn xiǎo. He is always complaining of his room being small.



Decomposition of 直


Chinese words containing 直

直 Radical
HSK Level 5
直 Stroke Count 8
直 Stroke Order