jí lucky; propitious

Note

Comprises 'scholar' and 'mouth' which may suggest wise or lucky advice
Number of strokes 6

Sounds same

jí (and)

Different tone

jī (starve) jī (fowl) jī (machine) jǐ (how many) jǐ (self) jì (border) jì (already) jì (season) jì (snout) jì (order) jì (to record) jì (skill)

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Provinces

吉林 Jilin

Cities

吉林市 Jilin City, Jilin
延吉 Yanji, Jilin

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