jì season; the last month of a season

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

Note

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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Pronunciation

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Warring States

Warring States

History

The second part of the Zhou dynasty was known for incessant warfare between kingdoms. It was time of great importance to China as the philosophical traditions were developed that went on to dominate the next two thousand years. The first unification of China as a large nation state then followed.
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