Component 之 go

Component 之 go

之 originally meant: put the foot at the beginning place to go. It serves as phonetic component to form characters.


In modern Chinese, 之 means:

1.to go to; to leave for; to arrive at
2.zigzag; winding
3.an expletive
4.third person objective case
5.this; that; these; those
6.possessive particle of

芝 zhī

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