jiē
v. to connect; to come into contact with, come close to
Other meanings
[jiē]   v. receive; answer (the phone)
[jiē]   v. to pick up, to meet, to welcome; to catch, to get hold of
    hand
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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xián jiē
v. link up, join
jiāo tóu jiē ěr
idiom. speak in each other's ears; whisper to each other
jiǎn jiē
v./n. cut or edit a film; film editing
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shǒu shù de dì yī bù shì bá gǔ tou jiē shang
phr. The first step of the surgery was to join the bones.
jiē shang
phr. connect up, join up, link up
mó jiān jiē zhǒng
idiom. to jostle each other in a crowd