Meaning of 吉

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English Definition: lucky; giga- (meaning billion or 10^9)
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Ideographic: The words of a scholar
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ shì ] scholar, gentleman; soldier
    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
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Example Words:
吉林 [ lín ]: Jilin province (Kirin) in northeast China, abbr. , capital 长春 ; also Jilin prefecture-level city, Jilin province
吉利 [ ]: Geely, Chinese car make
吉利 [ ]: auspicious; lucky; propitious
吉祥 [ xiáng ]: lucky; auspicious; propitious
塔吉克斯坦 [ tǎn ]: Tajikistan
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