jì to record; to note; to remember

Made up of [ yán words radical 149, self; oneself; sixth in order ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The use of words radical suggests it is to do with writing, 'ji' self provides the phonetic
Number of strokes 5

Related characters


Using yán : huà (speech) yǔ (language) dàn (birth) shuō (to speak) shéi (who) mí (riddle) xiè (thanks) qǐng (please) sù (to complain) 访 fǎng (to visit)
Using : jì (order) qǐ (to rise)

Sounds same

jì (border) jì (already) jì (season) jì (snout) jì (order) 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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Proverbs

我看见我忘记,我听见我记住,我做我了解 wǒ kàn jiàn wǒ wàng jì, wǒ tīng jiàn wǒ jì zhù, wǒ zuò wǒ liǎo jiě You learn only by trying it, not by just observing or talking about it
Good fortune

Good fortune

Language

You will often see the character for good fortune on decorations and gifts. 'Fu' is also associated with bats and oranges and this needs a little explanation...
China's exciting plans to explore Space

China's exciting plans to explore Space

Modern History

China is putting a great deal of money and effort in building a space exploration programme. Already missions have put people into orbit around the Earth and landed robots onto the Moon. Plans exist for a large space lab and manned landings on the Moon and even missions to Mars.
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