Meaning of 截

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Pinyin: jié
English Definition: to cut off (a length); to stop; to intercept; section; chunk; length
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 14; Radical:
Ideographic: A bird cut off from its nest by a weapon
Character Formation:
  • Overlaid
    • Above to below
      • [ shí ] ten, tenth; complete; perfect
      • [ zhuī ] short-tailed bird; sparrow
    • [ ] spear, lance, halberd
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Example Words
截至 jié zhì up to (a time); by (a time)
截止 jié zhǐ to close; to stop; to put a stop to sth; cut-off point; stopping point; deadline
截断 jié duàn to break or cut in two; to sever; to cut off; (fig.) to cut off (a conversation, a flow etc); to interrupt; (math.) to truncate
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