Character Contained In References Comments
 Simplified  Traditional  Ancient forms  Archaic forms
   traditional formhandwritten form

Variants

Phonetic

Semantic

Apparent
    1014-6
Mandarin
zhi2, zhi4
English
Definitions
straight; vertical; directly; frank; straightly; upright; be worth; erect
Mnemonic
Ten eyes see if something is straight 1014-6
Etymology
Notes
Originally a vertical line above an eye : vertical; straight; at that time a vertical line meant ten ; later angle 1014-6 was added to emphasize straightness