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

Courtyard houses

For at least two thousand years the traditional Chinese house had a standard design of buildings around an enclosed courtyard. The siheyuan had a range of rooms for the extended family, with the most grand one occupied by the head of the family. Each individual building was constructed in a standard way and was connected by covered walkways. The center of the courtyard was often laid out to gardens.
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fēi to not be; not; wrong

Origin

Ancient pictograph of negation 'not is'

Radical

Index 175 used in: used in: fěi (bandit)
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