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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