jié knot; sturdy; bond

Made up of [ silk radical 120, lucky; propitious ]
Alternative traditional form of character:
Number of strokes 9

Related characters


Using : hóng (red) gěi (give) zhǐ (paper) jīng (Classic) wéi (to preserve) lèi (tired) gāng (guiding principle) fēn (numerous) zǔ (to form) xù (beginnings) jì (order) fǎng (fine woven silk fabric)
Using : xǐ (to be fond of) jú (tangerine)

Sounds same

jié (joint) jié jié (seal (of document))

Different tone

jiē (street) jiě (elder sister)

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Pronunciation

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double happiness

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mèi younger sister

Made up of [ nǚ female; woman radical 38, wèi not yet; did not; have not]

Origin

Combines the female radical with a component meaning 'not yet' and so still a girl or younger sister - also serves as rough phonetic
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