止, a pictographic character of toe, can act as semantic component to form characters. Characters formed by the semantic component toe 止 have to do with toe, foot, foot movements or actions. 止 can also serve as phonetic component to form characters, many of which have the same pronunciation as 止.
In modern Chinese, 止 means: stop, halt, desist, terminate, detain, foot.
Characters formed by the phonetic component toe 止
址 趾 芷 祉 沚 阯 淽 砋 with the same pronunciation zhǐ
齿 耻 the same pronunciation chǐ
杫 扯 sì chě
Characters formed by the semantic component toe 止
There are 22 characters formed by the semantic component toe 止.
Index of importance of the semantic component foot 足 for the formation of Chinese characters: – ⭐️