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English Definitiondetails; particulars
Simplified Script细节
Traditional Script細節
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧˋ ㄐㄧㄝˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sai3zit3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
thin or slender; finely particulate; thin and soft; fine; delicate; trifling; (of a sound) quiet; frugal
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

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Words With Same Head Word    
细菌xìjūnbacterium; germ
细心xìxīncareful; attentive
细胞xìbāocell (biology)
细小xìxiǎotiny; fine; minute
细致xìzhìdelicate; fine; careful; meticulous; painstaking
Words With Same Tail Word    
春节chūnjiéSpring Festival (Chinese New Year)
季节jìjiétime; season; period
调节tiáojiéto adjust; to regulate; to harmonize; to reconcile (accountancy etc)
时节shíjiéseason; time
情节qíngjiéplot; circumstances
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