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jie

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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
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See also jiē, jié, jiě, and jiè

Mandarin

Pinyin

jie (form of jie0 or jie5)

  1. :
  2. : ashamed
  3. : to entertain, feast; a feast, banquet

Pinyin syllable

jie

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of four tones, jiē, jié, jiě, or jiè.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

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