jiē street

Made up of [ xíng permitted; to go; to travel radical 144, guī jade tablet ]

Note

In the rather strange case the character 'xing' is split in two with the character for 'jade tablet' which usd to be the phonetic. Can be thought of as redoubled 'soil' in the middle of 'permit' suggesting a street,
Number of strokes 12

Related characters


Using guī : fēng (to confer)

Different tone

jié (joint) jié jié (seal (of document)) jié (knot) jiě (elder sister)

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