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ㄐㄧㄝ [jie1.Homophone
A Chinese Talking Syllabary of the Cantonese Dialect
V(1)  Come close to, approximate: [jie1chu4], [jie1jie4], [jie1jin4], [jie1jing4], [jie1rang3]↓;
direct, directly;
(2)  Accept, pick up, take over: [jie1shou1], [jie1shou4]↓;
過來 stretch out hand to receive;
納 accept (gifts, advice), receive (visitors);
have contacts, social dealings;
任 assume office;
取 take what is held out to one.
(3)  Join, continue, unite: [jie1ban4]↓;
不上 cannot be connected, unable to continue;
不上氣來 out of breath;
二連三 continuously;
起來 join, unite, piece together;
移花木 (of plants) to graft, (fig.) to resort to dishonest practices, to palm off the spurious for the genuine;
班 take one's turn on duty.
(4)  Take hold of, catch: [jie1zhe0]↓;
好了 catch and hold it firmly;
球 (in football or basketball) to catch the ball, (in tennis) to return a served ball.
(5)  To welcome, receive, meet (guests, visitors): [jie1dai4], [jie1feng1]↓;
to welcome (with open arms);
to usher in or receive guests: 應不暇 play host to a constant stream of callers;
財神 ceremony held on the 5th day of the lunar New Year featuring the home-coming of the God of Good Fortune.
Words1.辦 [jie1ban4], v.t., take up and continue to carry out (an unfinished task). 
2.觸 [jie1chu4], v.t., to touch, come into contact with; n., a contact. 
3.充 [jie1chong1], v.i., take up a job vacated by a predecessor. 
4.待 [jie1dai4], v.t., receive (guests, visitors). 
5.風 [jie1feng1], v.i., give a reception in honor of some newly arrived person. 
6.管 [jie1guan3], v.t., take over the management or administration. 
7.骨 [jie1gu3], v.i., to set broken bones; 
8.骨眼兒 [jie1gu0yaaler0], n., a suitable occasion, an opportune moment. 
9.合 [jie1he2], v.t., to fuse, combine, join together, link. 
10.著 [jie1zhe0], adv., right after: 著第三者來了 a third party came right after. 
11.見 [jie1jian4], v.t., receive (guests, visitors). 
12.界 [jie1jie4], v.t., to border on, be contiguous to. 
13.濟 [jie1ji4], v.t., give relief to, offer financial or material assistance to. 
14.近 [jie1jin4], v.t., (1)  approximate, approach; (2)  on intimate terms with. 
15.境 [jie1jing4], v.t., to border on, see [jie1jie4]↑. 
16.踵 [jie1zhong3], v.i., come in crowds (“one on the heels of another”). 
17.客 [jie1ke4], v.i., (1)  (of hotel boys) extend welcome to tourists at railway stations, wharves, etc.; (2)  (of prostitutes) sleep with patrons. 
18.連 [jie1lian2], v.t., join together, connect, be adjacent to, adjoin. 
19.力 [jie1li4], v.t. & n., relay (race): 力賽跑. 
20.壤 [jie1rang3], v.t., be adjacent to, contiguous. 
21.生 [jie1sheng1], v.i. & n., (to practice) midwifery. 
22.膝 [jie1xi1], v.i., (of friends) sit close to each other (“knee to knee”). 
23.線生 [jie1xian4sheng1], n., a telephone (switchboard) operator. 
24.洽 [jie1xia2], v.t., discuss (business), deal with (person, affairs). 
25.收 [jie1shou1], v.t., take over (duties), as from predecessor in office. 
26.受 [jie1shou4], v.t., receive (honors, awards, gifts, advice).l 
27.手 [jie1shou3](1)  v.i., take up matters left unfinished by predecessor; (2)  ([jie1shou0]) n., assistant. 
28.續 [jie1](')[xU4], v.i. & t., join on, continue (story, article). 
29.頭 [jie1tou2](1)  v.t., deal with, contact with (person), see [jie1xia2]↑; (2)  adj., be in contact: 此事全不頭 I know nothing about it at all; (3)  n., joints (also. 頭兒). 
30.吻 [jie1wen3], v.i. & t. & n., (to) kiss. 
31.物 [jie1wu4], v.i., come into relations with other people: 待人物 the way one conducts oneself in relation to others. 
32.應 [jie1](')[ying4], v.t., render assistance or support to. 
33.引 [jie1yin3], v.t., to lead the way for, serve as a guide to, conduct, guide.