jǐ how many; small table; some

Note

Considered to be originally a picture of a table, 'how many' comes from sound loan
Number of strokes 2

Radical

Index 16 used in: fèng (phoenix) ; chuán (boat) ; jī (machine)

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Sounds same

jǐ (self)

Different tone

jī (starve) jī (fowl) jī (machine) jí (lucky) jí (and) jì (border) jì (already) jì (season) jì (snout) jì (order) jì (to record) jì (skill)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 几
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