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积极 jī jí: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

积极 (jī jí) English Meaning

  • active
  • energetic
  • vigorous
  • positive (outlook)
  • proactive

Traditional Characters:  積極

积 forms words in:

HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

极 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 你必须积极主动。
    Nǐ bìxū jījí zhǔdòng.
    You have to be proactive.
  • 这些形容词都是积极的。
    Zhèxiē xíngróngcí dōu shì jījí de.
    These adjectives are all positive.
  • 我们应该积极参加课外活动。
    Wǒmen yīnggāi jījí cānjiā kèwài huódòng.
    We should take an active part in extracurricular activities.
  • 他对学校课外活动一点也不积极。
    Tā duì xuéxiào kèwài huódòng yīdiǎn yě bù jījí.
    He doesn’t take an active part in many school activities.
  • 她积极参加社会工作,他也如此。
    Tā jījí cānjiā shèhuì gōngzuò, tā yě rúcǐ.
    She is active in social work, and so is he.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 ji 1

积 (jī): to amass; to accumulate; to store; measured quantity (such as area of volume); product (the result of multiplication); to integrate (math.); to solve (or integrate) an ordinary differential equation (math.); old; long-standing

  •  (hé): grain
  •  (zhǐ): only; merely; just; but
hsk 3 ji

极 (jí): extremely; pole (geography, physics); utmost; top

  • 木(mù): tree
  • 及(jí): and; to reach; up to; in time for

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 积

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 面积 (miàn jī): surface area

HSK 6 Word List

  • 堆积 (duī jī): to pile up; to heap; accumulation
  • 体积 (tǐ jī): volume; bulk; CL: 個|个(gè)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 极

HSK 3 Word List

  • 极(jí): extremely; pole (geography, physics); utmost; top

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 极其(jí qí): extremely
  • 太极拳(tài jí quán): shadowboxing or Taiji, T’aichi or T’aichichuan; traditional form of physical exercise or relaxation; a martial art
  • 消极(xiāo jí): negative; passive; inactive

HSK 6 Word List

  • 北极(běi jí): the North Pole; the Arctic Pole; the north magnetic pole
  • 极端(jí duān): extreme
  • 极限(jí xiàn): limit; extreme boundary
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