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zi , (zi3) // pronunciations of 子 in Mandarin Pinyin

Basic information about 子

Unihan definition: offspring, child; fruit, seed of; 1st terrestrial branch

Number of strokes: 3
Examples of other characters consisting of 3 strokes: , , , , , , , , ,

Radical:  39.0

HSK level: 1
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Frequency rank: 37

General standard index number: 0064

English translation (based on CEDICT):

- son
- child
- seed
- egg
- small thing
- 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat
- Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility [wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4]
- (noun suffix)


Unicode code point: U+5B50

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