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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Fish for good fortune

Fish for good fortune

Culture

Fish ( ) have been a frequently used symbol for good fortune for centuries. This is because means ?surplus; abundance? and so a picture of a fish is a wish for prosperity. They are often eaten at Chinese New Year partly as a symbol for a wish for abundance in the coming year.
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