jì skill

Made up of [ shǒu hand radical 64, zhī to support; to sustain; to erect ]

Note

The 'hand' suggests a manual skill while 'zhi' is the phonetic
Number of strokes 7

Related characters


Using shǒu : wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find) gǎo (to do) bào (to announce) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bǎ (to hold) dān (to undertake)
Using zhī : zhī (branch)

Sounds same

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

Different tone

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

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Proverbs

黔驴技穷 qián lǖ jì qiong No more ideas on how to proceed

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