jì skill

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

Note

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

Related characters


Also uses shǒu component: bǎ (to hold) bàn (to act) bào (to hold) bào (to announce) dān (to undertake) gǎo (to do) lā (to pull) qiú (to beat) tái (to lift) tuī (to push) wǒ (I (me)) zhǎo (to try to find)
Also uses zhī component: zhī (branch)

Sounds same

jì (border) jì (already) jì (season) jì (snout) jì (order) jì (to record) jì (to cross a river)

Different tone

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 Even a clever donkey can not solve the problem. The story is that Guizhou province had no donkeys. A man brought a donkey there and having no further use for it set it free. The tiger then spotted the donkey and was scared of the new monster, but seeing it do very little but kick it killed and ate it. So it means being in desperate circumstances with no real options left

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