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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Pronunciation

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

Proverbs

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 skills

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