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
Imperial Examinations

Imperial Examinations

Culture

One of China's most important exports was the respect for scholarship and learning. China was the first nation to appoint on basis of academic merit. Strict Imperial examinations were set up two thousand years ago and were the passport to a quieter life with a steady income.
Yangzi River

Yangzi River

China

The mighty Yangzi River is the longest in China and third longest in the world. It has carried huge quantities of people and goods over the centuries. Many great cities lie close to its banks: Chongqing, Wuhan, Nanjing and Shanghai.
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