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English Definitiontime; season; period
Simplified Script季节
Traditional Script季節
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧˋ ㄐㄧㄝˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gwai3zit3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
season; the last month of a season; fourth or youngest amongst brothers; measure word for seasonal crop yields; (Chinese surname)
jiéfestival; holiday; node; joint; section; segment; part; to economize; to save; to abridge; moral integrity; measure word for segments, e.g. lessons, train wagons, biblical verses

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
季度jìdùquarter of a year; season (sports)
季军jìjūnthird in a race; bronze medalist
季世jìshìfinal phase; end of a historical era
Words With Same Tail Word    
春节chūnjiéSpring Festival (Chinese New Year)
调节tiáojiéto adjust; to regulate; to harmonize; to reconcile (accountancy etc)
时节shíjiéseason; time
细节xìjiédetails; particulars
情节qíngjiéplot; circumstances
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