jiù at once; right away; only

Made up of [ jīng capital , yóu outstanding; particularly, especially; a fault ]
Number of strokes 12

Related characters

Using jīng : jīng (to start) jǐng (bright)

Sounds same

jiù (fault) jiù (old)

Different tone

jiǔ (nine) jiǔ (wine) jiǔ (long time)

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stroke order for 就
Stroke order for character 就, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license


不怕慢就怕站 bú pà màn jiù pà zhàn Do not be afraid of slowing down as long as you keep going
高不成低不就 gāo bù chéng dī bù jiù Exaggerating one's self importance to the point of stubbornness

Ming founder

Occasionally in Chinese history a man of humble origins has risen to overthrow a dynasty and found his own. The most dramatic example of this is Zhu Yuanzhang who overthrew the Yuan dynasty to become Emperor Hongwu 洪武帝 founder of the Ming dynasty. He came from a family of poor peasants and after living as a novice in a Buddhist monastery he joined the Red Turban rebels. He quickly rose to be leader and gained wide support against the Mongol rulers.
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