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English Definitionto save; savings
Simplified Script节余
Traditional Script節餘
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄝˊ ㄩˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zit3jyu4
Word Decomposition
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
variant of , remainder; extra; surplus; remaining; remainder after division; (following numerical value) or more; in excess of (some number); residue (math.); after; I; me; (Chinese surname)

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Words With Same Head Word    
节目jiémùprogram; item (on a program)
节日jiérìholiday; festival
节约jiéyuēto economize; to conserve (resources); economy; frugal
节省jiéshěngsaving; to save; to use sparingly; to cut down on
节奏jiézòurhythm; tempo; musical pulse; cadence; beat
Words With Same Tail Word    
其余qíyúthe rest; the others; remaining; remainder; apart from them
业余yèyúin one's spare time; outside working hours; amateur (historian etc)
剩余shèngyúremainder; surplus
多余duōyúsuperfluous; unnecessary; surplus
残余cányúremnant; relic; residue; vestige; surplus; to remain; to leave surplus
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