Meaning of 契

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English Definition: to carve; carved words; to agree; a contract; a deed
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: A contract signed by cutting notches in wood (now changed to )
Character Formation:
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      • [ fēng ] abundant, lush, bountiful, plenty
      • [ dāo ] knife; old coin; measure
    • [ ] big, great, vast, high, deep
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Example Words
契机 opportunity; turning point; juncture
契约 yuē agreement; contract
默契 tacit understanding; mutual understanding; rapport; connected at a deep level with each other; (of team members) well coordinated; tight
契丹 dān Qidan or Khitan, ethnic group in ancient China, a branch of the Eastern Hu people inhabiting the valley of the Xar Murun River in the upper reaches of the Liao River 辽河
契合 agreement; to agree; to get on with; congenial; agreeing with; to ally oneself with sb
More: 契* | *契 | *契*
Example Sentences
So I invited Chuck, my oldest friend and godfather to one of my sons.
You don' t need me any longer. You need to keep finding yourself, a little more each day, that real, unlimited Fletcher Seagull.
Does your current lease allow you to request that your tenant vacate within a certain period of time?
Before he died in 1982, Cheever was ranked third, behind Saul Bellow and John Updike, in a survey of living American writers whose work would live on for generations.
Does your tenant have a lease?