jié knot; sturdy; bond

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

Related characters


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

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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