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接 jiē: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

接 (jiē) English Meaning

  • to receive
  • to answer (the phone)
  • to meet or welcome somebody
  • to connect
  • to catch
  • to join
  • to extend
  • to take one’s turn on duty
  • to take over for somebody

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 我会去接他的。
    wǒ huì qù jiē tā de.
    I’ll will go pick him up.
  • 我明早八点来接你。
    Wǒ míngzǎo bā diǎn lái jiē nǐ.
    I’ll call for you at eight tomorrow morning.
  • 叫辆出租车来接我们。
    Jiào liàng chūzū chē lái jiē wǒmen.
    Call a taxicab to take us.
  • 请你接听一下电话,好吗?
    Qǐng nǐ jiētīng yīxià diànhuà, hǎo ma?
    Answer the telephone, will you?
  • 他们刚搬的家,还没接通电话。
    Tāmen gāng bān de jiā, hái méi jiē tōng diànhuà.
    They’ve just moved and haven’t connected the telephone yet.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

接 (jiē): to receive; to answer (the phone); to meet or welcome somebody; to connect; to catch; to join; to extend; to take one's turn on duty; to take over for somebody

  • 扌(shou): hand
  • 妾 (qiè): concubine; I, your servant (deprecatory self-reference for women)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 接

HSK 3 Word List

  • 接(jiē): to receive; to answer (the phone); to meet or welcome somebody; to connect; to catch; to join; to extend; to take one’s turn on duty; take over for somebody

HSK 4 Word List

  • 接受(jiē shòu): to accept; to receive
  • 接着(jiē zhe): to catch and hold on; to continue; to go on to do something; to follow; to carry on; then; after that; subsequently; to proceed; to ensue; in turn; in one’s turn
  • 直接(zhí jiē): direct; opposite: indirect 间接; immediate; directly; straightforward

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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