char. emergency, urgency; be eager to help (those who are in trouble or difficulty)
Other meanings
[jí]   v. be impatient, be worried
[jí]   adj. urgent, rapid
[jí]   v. to worry..., to make...anxious
[jí]   adj. irritable
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Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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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jí cù
adj. rapid and short, (of time) pressing
jí pò
adj. urgent, pressing
jí rén zhī nàn
idiom. be eager to help other people when they are in great trouble