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English Definitionto pass an imperial examination
Simplified Script及第
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧˊ ㄉㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kap6dai6
Word Decomposition
and; to reach; up to; in time for
(prefix indicating ordinal number, e.g. first, number two etc); order; (old) rank in the imperial examinations; mansion; (lit.) but; just

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
及时jíshíin time; promptly; without delay; timely
及格jígéto pass an exam or a test; to meet a minimum standard
及其jíqíand; as well as
及早jízǎoat the earliest possible time; as soon as possible
及物jíwùtransitive (grammar)
Words With Same Tail Word    
上第shàngdìtop notch; highest quality
不第bùdìto fail the civil service examination (in imperial China)
品第pǐndìgrade (i.e. quality); rank
宅第zháidìresidence; mansion
居第jūdìhousing; high class residence
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