Unicode/Hanzi Search: U+5C31 (就)

just, simply; to come, go to; to approach, near
Radical 𡯁𡯂尢
Strokes (without radical) 9 Total Strokes 12
Mandarin reading jiù Cantonese reading zau6
Japanese on reading shuu ju Japanese kun reading tsuku
Korean reading chwi Vietnamese reading

CEDICT Entries:

   [ jiù ]    at once, right away, only, just (emphasis), as early as, already, as soon as, then, in that case, as many as, even if, to approach, to move towards, to undertake, to engage in, to suffer, subjected to, to accomplish, to take advantage of, to go with (of foods), with regard to, concerning
   [ jiù shì lùn shì ]    to discuss sth on its own merits, to judge the matter as it stands
   [ jiù rèn ]    to take office, to assume a post
   [ jiù bàn ]    to act as companion
便   [ jiù biàn ]    at sb's convenience, in passing, while doing it
   [ jiù ]    locally, on the spot
   [ jiù caí ]    to draw on local resources, using materials at hand
   [ jiù zhèng ]    to execute on the spot (idiom); summary execution, to carry out the law on the spot
   [ jiù xué ]    to attend school
   [ jiù qǐn ]    to go to sleep, to go to bed (literary)
   [ jiù qǐn shí jiān ]    bedtime
   [ jiù zuò ]    to take a seat
   [ jiù qín ]    to be taken prisoner
   [ jiù shì ]    (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated), precisely, exactly, even, if, just like, in the same way as
   [ jiù shì shuō ]    in other words, that is
   [ jiù wǎn le ]    then it's too late (colloquial)
   [ jiù ]    (Tw) employment service (abbr. for 就業服務|就业服务[jiu4 ye4 fu2 wu4])
   [ jiù ]    to be placed in a coffin, to die
   [ jiù ]    to get a job, employment
   [ jiù ān dìng feì ]    Employment Stability Fee (Taiwan), a minimum monthly fee for employing foreign workers
   [ jiù ]    employment service, job placement service, jobseeker assistance
   [ jiù huì ]    employment opportunity, job opening
   [ jiù ]    employment rate
   [ jiù zhèng ]    (literary and deferential) to solicit comments (on one's writing)
   [ jiù ]    at this point, thus, from then on
   [ jiù suàn ]    granted that, even if
   [ jiù fàn ]    to submit, to give in
   [ jiù ]    to be ready, to be in order
   [ jiù ]    to be killed for a righteous cause, to die a martyr
   [ jiù zhí ]    to take office, to assume a post
   [ jiù zhí diǎn ]    inauguration
   [ jiù zhí yǎn shuō ]    inaugural speech
   [ jiù zhí yǎn jiǎng ]    inaugural lecture
   [ jiù zhe ]    to be next to (colloquial)
   [ jiù ]    inside story
   [ jiù yaò ]    will, shall, to be going to
   [ jiù zhěn ]    to see a doctor, to seek medical advice
   [ jiù ]    to go to school
   [ jiù jìn ]    nearby, in a close neighborhood
   [ jiù daò ]    to set off, to take to the road
   [ jiù ]    to receive medical treatment
   [ jiù cān ]    to dine
⇒    [ qiè jiù ]    everything in its place and ready (idiom)
⇒    [ xué jiù huì ]    to pick up (a skill) in a very short time, to take to sth like a duck to water
⇒    [ huī ér jiù ]    to finish (a letter, a painting) at a stroke
⇒    [ ér jiù ]    to get there in one step (idiom); easily done, success at a stroke, to get results overnight
⇒    [ diǎn jiù tōng ]    a hint is all that is needed, understanding each other without the need to explain
⇒    [ zuò jiù huì ]    serves you right for doing sth so stupid (Internet slang)
⇒    [ wèn jiù tīng daò jiǎ huà ]    Don't ask and you won't be told any lies. (idiom)
⇒    [ wàn jiù wàn ]    better to be safe than sorry (proverb), to be prepared just in case
⇒    [ shí huò jiù huò huò ]    lit. don't worry about not knowing goods, but about comparing them (proverb), fig. goods' (or person's) true value can only be determined through comparison
⇒    [ màn jiù zhàn ]    it's better to make slow progress than no progress at all (proverb)
⇒    [ shén yàng de duì shoǔ jiù zhū yàng de duì yoǔ ]    a boneheaded teammate can do you more harm than the most formidable opponent (idiom)
⇒    [ míng jiù ]    not to understand the situation, unaware of the ins and outs
⇒    [ shì jiù shì wǎng ]    lit. either the fish dies or the net gets torn (idiom), fig. it's a life-and-death struggle, it's either him or me
⇒    [ zhī jiù ]    unaware of the inner workings, naive, unwitting
⇒    [ kōng chéng jiù ]    Amoghasiddhi Buddha
⇒    [ guǎn baí maō heī maō zhuō zhù laǒ shǔ jiù shì haǒ maō ]    it doesn't matter whether a cat is white or black; as long as it catches mice it's a good cat (variant of a Sichuanese saying used in a speech by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平[Deng4 Xiao3 ping2] in 1962, usually associated with his economic reforms starting in 1978, in which pragmatism was favored over ideological purity)
⇒    [ jiù shì ]    that is, i.e.
⇒    [ jiù shì shuō ]    in other words, that is to say, so, thus
⇒    [ baǒ waì jiù ]    to release for medical treatment (of a prisoner)
⇒    [ jiù ]    to deign, to condescend, to yield to (entreaties), to submit to (sb), (polite) to deign to accept (a post)
⇒    [ chōng fèn jiù ]    full employment
⇒    [ koǔ jiù huà ]    to melt in one's mouth
⇒    [ gōng chéng míng jiù ]    to win success and recognition (idiom)
⇒    [ dòng bu dòng jiù shēng ]    to be quick to take offence, to have a short fuse
⇒    [ bàn tuī bàn jiù ]    half willing and half unwilling (idiom); to yield after making a show of resistance
⇒    [ lìng moú gaō jiù ]    to get a better job somewhere else (idiom), to seek alternative employment
⇒    [ jiù ]    certainly
⇒    [ jiù weì ]    (of the people in a group) to get into position (idiom), (athletics) On your mark!
⇒    [ yīn loù jiù jiǎn ]    crude but simple methods (idiom); use whatever methods you can, to do things simply and thriftily, It's not pretty but it works.
⇒    [ tuán jié jiù shì liang ]    unity is strength (revolutionary slogan and popular song of 1943)
⇒    [ xuān shì jiù zhí ]    to swear the oath of office
⇒    [ jiāng jiu ]    to accept (a bit reluctantly), to put up with
⇒    [ jiāng jiù ]    to beat sb at their own game (idiom)
⇒    [ jiāng cuò jiù cuò ]    lit. if it's wrong, it's wrong (idiom); to make the best after a mistake, to accept an error and adapt to it, to muddle through
⇒    [ zūn jiù ]    to condescend, condescending, patronizing
⇒    [ yǐn jǐng jiù ]    to extend one's neck in preparation for execution (idiom)
⇒    [ chéng jiù ]    accomplishment, success, achievement, CL:個|个[ge4], to achieve (a result), to create, to bring about
⇒    [ àn jiù bān ]    follow the prescribed order, keep to conventional ways
⇒    [ àn jiù bān ]    to follow the prescribed order; to keep to the working routine (idiom)
⇒    [ toú jiù zoǔ ]    to turn on one's heels, to walk away abruptly
⇒    [ jiǎn daò lán jiù shì caì ]    all is grist that comes to the mill (idiom)
⇒    [ zaǒ jiù ]    already at an earlier time
⇒    [ yoǔ naǐ jiù shì niáng ]    see 有奶便是娘[you3 nai3 bian4 shi4 niang2]
⇒    [ shù shoǔ jiù qín ]    hands tied and waiting to be captured
⇒    [ shù shoǔ jiù ]    hands tied and expecting the worst
⇒    [ qiān jiù ]    to concede, to give up
⇒    [ shēng jiù ]    to be born with, to be gifted with
⇒    [ liàn jiù ]    to master (a skill)
⇒    [ tīng jiàn fēng jiù shì ]    lit. on hearing wind, to say rain, to agree uncritically with whatever people say, to parrot other people's words, to chime in with others
⇒    [ tīng fēng jiù shì ]    lit. to believe in the rain on hearing the wind (idiom), to believe rumors, to be credulous
⇒    [ xíng jiāng jiù ]    to approach one's coffin (idiom); with one foot in the grave
⇒    [ jiàn haǒ jiù shoū ]    to quit while one is ahead (idiom), to know when to stop
⇒    [ jiàn fèng jiù zuān ]    lit. to squeeze into every crack (idiom), fig. to make the most of every opportunity
⇒    [ shuō pàng jiù chuǎn ]    lit. when someone tells you you're fat, you pant (as if you were actually fat) (idiom), fig. Hey! I pay you a compliment, and you start bragging! (typically jocular and teasing), flattery, like perfume, should be smelled, not swallowed
⇒    [ shuō gàn jiù gàn ]    to do what needs to be done, without delay
⇒    [ shuō caó caō caó caō jiù daò ]    lit. speak of Cao Cao and Cao Cao arrives, fig. speak of the devil and he doth appear
⇒    [ zhè jiù ]    immediately, at once
⇒    [ zhè jiù shì shuō ]    in other words, that is to say
⇒    [ zaò jiù ]    to bring up, to train, to contribute to, achievements (usually of young people)
⇒    [ guò le zhè ge cūn jiù meí zhè ge diàn ]    past this village, you won't find this shop (idiom), this is your last chance
⇒    [ qiān jiù ]    to yield, to adapt to, to accommodate to (sth)
⇒    [ shí jiù ]    (idiom) stay clear of the enemy's main force and strike at his weak points
⇒    [ zhòng jiù qīng ]    to avoid the important and dwell on the trivial, to keep silent about major charges while admitting minor ones
⇒    [ zhù jiù ]    to cast, to forge, to form, to create
⇒    [ suí háng jiù shì ]    (of a price) to fluctuate according to the market, to sell at the market price
⇒    [ jià qīng jiù shú ]    lit. an easy drive on a familiar path (idiom); fig. experience makes progress easy, a task that is so familiar one can do it with one's hand tied behind one's back
⇒    [ gaō chéng jiù ]    can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one
⇒    [ gaō coù jiù ]    can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one
⇒    [ gaō jiù ]    can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one
⇒    [ gaō jiù ]    to move to a better job