jì season; the last month of a season

Made up of [ child; sage; seed radical 39, grain radical 115]


Combines grain over child and so suggests growth and the passing seasons

Related characters

Using : hǎo (good) xué (study) kǒng (great) hēng (prosperous) sūn (grandson) zì (letter) lǐ (plum) hái (child) xiào (filial piety or obedience)
Using : qiú (autumn) hé (together) xiāng (fragrant) lì (sharp) ǎi (low) 稿 gǎo (manuscript) zū (to hire) shuì (taxes)

Sounds same

jì (border) jì (already) jì (snout) jì (order) jì (to record) jì (skill)

Different tone

jī (starve) jī (fowl) jī (machine) jí (lucky) jí (and) jǐ (how many) jǐ (self)

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Chinese proverb


Bǎi zú zhī chóng sǐ ér bù jiāng [bai zu zhi chong si er bu jiang]
hundred foot insect dead but not motionless
A centipede with a hundred legs does not lose its life after one blow
An evil is not easily disposed of; old institutions take a long time to renew
China's diverse geography

China's diverse geography


China has deserts, mountains, lakes, rain forests and almost every other type of geographical feature you can think of. The country is made up of dozens of distinct regions with their own geology and climate.
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