Pronunciation

jiù

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jiù Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
jiù | jiu4
English translation
at once
right away
only
just (emphasis)
as early as
already
as soon as
then
in that case
as many as
even if
to approach
to move towards
to undertake
to engage in
to suffer
subjected to
to accomplish
to take advantage of
to go with (of foods)
with regard to
concerning
just, simply; to go to; to approach, near

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About jiù

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Number of strokes

12

Traditional form

jiù

Contains the radical

yóu

Part of speech

Adverb / 副词 fù cí Fù cí

Learning hint

specialty

Etymology of jiù

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

京尤

Semantic compound

Yóu

Phonetic compound

Jīng

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. Jīng represents the meaning and Yóu represents the sound. Based on the original meaning "achieve". The meaning of this character has shifted over time and now means "high place".

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Example sentences using jiù

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jiù 来说, 这样 zhè yàng de 安排 ānpái hěn hǎo .

This arrangement is quite satisfactory, so far as I am concerned.

zhǔ hǎo de 鸡肉 jī ròu 撕开 jiù 开始 kāishǐ chī 起来 qǐlai .

He tore the cooked chicken apart and began to eat it.

de 客人 kèrén dào jiù qǐng lǐng jìn lái hǎo ?

When my visitor arrives, see him in, will you?

如果 rúguǒ 天气 tiānqì hǎo ,我们 wǒmen jiù 出去 chū qù sàn 散步 sànbù .

We will go out for a walk, weather permitting.

要是 yàoshi Néng tiān tiān chī dào 新鲜 xīnxiān de ròu jiù hǎo le .

I wish I could afford to dine off fresh meat every day.

Words with jiù

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
jiù at once jiù
就是 jiù shì precisely就是 jiù shì
就要 jiù yào will就要 jiù yào
就业 jiùyè to get a job就業
就算 jiù suàn even if就算 jiù suàn
早就 zǎo jiù already at an earlier time早就 zǎo jiù
成就 chéngjiù success成就 chéngjiù
也就是说 yě jiù shì shuō in other words也就是說
也就是 yě jiù shì that is也就是 yě jiù shì
就此 jiù cǐ thus就此 jiù cǐ
就是说 jiù shì shuō that is就是說
造就 zào jiù to bring up造就 zào jiù
就诊 jiù zhěn to see a doctor就診
就读 jiù dú to go to school就讀
就绪 jiù xù to be ready就緒
就地 jiù dì locally就地 jiù dì
就医 jiù yī to receive medical treatment就醫
就近 jiùjìn nearby就近 jiùjìn
就职 jiùzhí to take office就職
将就 jiāngjiu to put up with將就
就餐 jiù cān to dine就餐 jiù cān
就任 jiù rèn to take office就任 jiù rèn
各就各位 gè jiù gè wèi (athletics) On your mark!各就各位 gè jiù gè wèi
迁就 qiānjiù to yield遷就
就学 jiù xué to attend school就學

jiù Decomposition & Compounds

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jiù Decomposition

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jiù Compounds

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