Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: zhi3
Zhuyin: ㄓˇ
English Meaning: 1. only 2. (a measure word for small items)
German Meaning: nur
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Example Sentences:

我只有紅酒。
我只有红酒。
wo3 zhi3 you3 hong2 jiu3.
I only have red wine.
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萬事具備, 只欠東風。
万事具备, 只欠东风。
wan4 shi4 ju4 bei4, zhi3 qian4 dong1 feng1.
Everything is ready, all we need is an east wind. (only one thing is missing to get started)
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這棟房子只蓋好了一半。
这栋房子只盖好了一半。
zhe4 dong4 fang2 zi5 zhi3 gai4 hao3 le5 yi2 ban4.
This house is only half finished.
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我只想給你一個意見。
我只想给你一个意见。
wo3 zhi3 xiang3 gei3 ni3 yi2 ge5 yi4 jian4.
I just want to give you a suggestion.
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這本書我只看了一半。
这本书我只看了一半。
zhe4 ben3 shu1 wo3 zhi3 kan4 le5 yi2 ban4.
I have only read half of this book.
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小聲一點!爺爺昨天晚上只睡了五個小時。
小声一点!爷爷昨天晚上只睡了五个小时。
xiao3 sheng1 yi4 dian3! ye2 ye5 zuo2 tian1 wan3 shang4 zhi3 shui4 le5 wu3 ge5 xiao3 shi2.
Be quiet! Grandpa only slept for 5 hours last night.
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我一整天只吃了一個三明治。
我一整天只吃了一个三明治。
wo3 yi1 zheng3 tian1 zhi3 chi1 le5 yi1 ge5 san1 ming2 zhi4.
I've had nothing but a sandwich all day.
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