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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
jì | ji4
English translation
to live (in a house)
to lodge
to mail
to send
to entrust
to depend
to mail, to send, to transit; to deposit, to entrust; to rely on

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Number of strokes

11

Traditional form

Contains the radical

gài

Part of speech

Verb / 动词 dòng cí Dòngcí

Learning hint

roof

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Type

pictophonetic

Positional decomposition

宀奇

Semantic compound

gài

Phonetic compound

Explanation

Phonosemantic compound. gài represents the meaning and represents the sound.

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快速 kuài sù 投递 tóu dì 额外 éwài 费用 fèi yòng .

You have to pay a premium for express delivery.

xiǎng zhēn 周到 zhōudào , gěi 明信片 míng xìn piàn .

It was very considerate of you to send me a postcard.

如果 rúguǒ xiǎng 得到 dé dào zhè fèn 工作 gōngzuò , jiù 寄份简历 jiǎnlì gěi 他们 tā men .

Send them your vitae if you want to go for this job.

jiāng gěi 房屋 fáng wū de 草图 cǎo tú .

I will send you a slight sketch of the house.

wǎng 欧洲 Ōuzhōu de 航空 hángkōng 信件 xìn jiàn huì 很快到达 dàodá .

A letter sent airmail will get to Europe quickly.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
to send
寄托 jìtuō to entrust (to sb)寄託
寄生虫 jì shēng chóng parasite (biology)寄生蟲
邮寄 yóu jì to mail郵寄
寄宿 jì sù to stay寄宿 jì sù
寄予 jì yǔ to express寄予 jì yǔ
寄生 jì shēng parasitism寄生 jì shēng
寄养 jì yǎng to foster寄養
寄存 jì cún to deposit寄存 jì cún
寄望 jì wàng to place hopes on寄望 jì wàng
寄主 jì zhǔ host (of a parasite)寄主 jì zhǔ
寄居 jì jū to live away from home寄居 jì jū
槲寄生 hú jì shēng mistletoe槲寄生 hú jì shēng
寄人篱下 jì rén lí xià to lodge under another person's roof (idiom); to live relying on sb else's charity寄人籬下
寄放 jì fàng to leave sth with sb寄放 jì fàng
寄存器 jì cún qì processor register (computing)寄存器 jì cún qì
寄宿生 jì sù shēng boarder寄宿生 jì sù shēng
寄售 jì shòu sale on consignment寄售 jì shòu
寄居蟹 jì jū xiè hermit crab寄居蟹 jì jū xiè
投寄 tóu jì to send by post投寄 tóu jì
寄件人 jì jiàn rén sender寄件人 jì jiàn rén
寄卖 jì mài to consign for sale寄賣
寄生物 jì shēng wù parasite寄生物 jì shēng wù

Decomposition & Compounds

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Decomposition

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