只 (zhī): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 9, 2018

只 (Chinese PinYin: [zhī]; traditional Chinese:只) may mean: (1) adj. single; (2) measure word for certain animals or items. It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 只身 (oneself), 只身前往 (go by oneself), 一只 (a), 一只鸡 (a chicken), 两只船 (two boats).

1. How to pronounce 只?

Chinese Pinyin: [zhī]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 只

Synonyms: N/A

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 只.

Fixed expression: 只身 (oneself),

Collocation: 只身前往 (go by oneself), 一只 (a), 一只鸡 (a chicken), 两只船 (two boats), 只字 (a few isolated words), 三只脚 (three feet), 两只手 (two hands), 每只 (every), 只身在外 (be all alone away from home), 这只 (this), 一只袜子 (a sock),

Idioms: 只言片语 (a few isolated words and phrases), 孤身只影 (alone), 只字不提 (not say a single word about sth.),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 只 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 只.

4.1 这只鸟妈妈已经喂了一只昆虫给自己一只未离巢的雏鸟,现在她又多了两张嗷嗷待哺的小鸟。

Translation: She’s given an insect to one of her nestlings, but now this black-capped vireo mother has two more hungry mouths to feed.

4.2 救援活动过程中,你都可以听到这只小家伙嗷嗷的叫声。

Translation: You can actually hear the one-year old pooch whimpering during the entire rescue process.

4.3 这只量杯是盎司刻度的。

Translation: The measuring cup is graduated in ounces.

4.4 大力士是一只英国獒,颈部有38英寸,重量达到292磅。

Translation: Hercules is an English Mastiff and has a 38 inch neck and weighs 292 pounds.

4.5 如果我是只猫,就不用为失恋而伤心,不用独自在角落暗泣.

Translation: If I were a cat, I won’t need to be sad about lost in love, without crying secretly in the corner alone.

4.6 纳粹军民从德国齐境寻寻练习有素的犬只,并教它们用爪子敲出暗记。

Translation: Nazi officials recruited so-called educated dogs from all over Germany and trained them to tap out secret signals using their paws.

4.7 一项研究说,一只破旧的袜子和一瓶发酵的酵母能成为用于捕捉蚊子的一种廉价而有效的陷阱。

Translation: A worn sock and a bottle of fermenting yeast could provide a cheap and effective trap for mosquitoes, according to a study.

4.8 这只小狗,负责看尼姑庵的菜园。

Translation: The little puppy is the guardian of the nunnery’s vegetable garden.

5. Stroke Order

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