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节俭
Main
English Definitionfrugal; economical
Simplified Script节俭
Traditional Script節儉
Pinyinjiéjiǎn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧㄝˊ ㄐㄧㄢˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zit3gim6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
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
jiǎnfrugal; thrifty; needy

Related Words

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    
勤俭qínjiǎnhardworking and frugal
克俭kèjiǎnthrift; economy
悭俭qiānjiǎnto be frugal
省俭shěngjiǎnfrugal; economic; to scrimp and save
卢克俭lú kèjiǎnLu Kejian
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