jiě elder sister

Made up of [ female; woman radical 38, qiě and; moreover; yet ]

Note

The female radical suggests category, the 'qie' (and) right part gives rough phonetic
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using : hǎo (good) ān (peace) nǚ (woman) tā (she) fù (woman) mèi (younger sister) rú (as) shǐ (to begin) mā (mother) nǎi (milk) ǎi (low) yào (want) gū (paternal aunt) xìng (surname) lóu (multi-story building)
Using qiě : zǔ (grandfather) zū (to hire) zǔ (to form) zǔ (to hinder) yí (proper)

Different tone

jiē (street) jié (joint) jié jié (seal (of document)) jié (knot)

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stroke order for 姐
Stroke order for character 姐, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Phrases

小姐 xiǎo jiě Miss
The future of China

The future of China

Modern History

An in-depth overview of the position of China in the world and its likely development in the future. China is on track to being the leading super-power before too long. What sort of future is in store for us all?
Chinese proverb

Proverb

Bù chǐ xià wèn [bu chi xia wen]
not shame under question
There is no shame in asking help of those less fortunate
A cat may look at a king
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