Meaning of 睫

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Pinyin: jié
English Definition: eyelashes
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 13; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (eye) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
    • [ jié ] nimble, quick
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Example Words
睫毛 jié máo eyelashes
迫在眉睫 zài méi jié pressing in on one's eyelashes (idiom); imminent
眉睫 méi jié eyebrows and eyelashes; nearby
目不交睫 jiāo jié lit. the eyelashes do not come together (idiom); fig. to not sleep a wink
近在眉睫 jìn zài méi jié as if right before one's eyes (idiom)
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Example Sentences
TT: Trachomatous Trichiasis. At least one eyelash rubs on the eyeball.
In the image shown, trichiasis has caused corneal scarring and loss of vision.
Who can know that your eyelids have not been touched with lampblack? For your eyes are darker than rain-clouds.
Please release that pleasant peasant teaser who brings us plenty of pleasure.
Lower eyelid trichiasis, within such complications. Scholars have suggested that facial aging process, is actually the facial curve.