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

pǔ general


Full information for
Chinese Silk

Chinese Silk

Culture

Along with porcelain and tea, silk is one of China's important innovations. Just like other great inventions the secret was closely guarded for centuries. Fabulous fine cloth was an important export as far back as the early Roman Empire.
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