且 qiě

conjunction | adverb
: and; moreover, also
: yet
: for the time being; about to, will soon
: both (… and…)

Kun Reading

且つ | かつ katsu

adverb | conjunction
: yet; moreover; and

On Reading

ショ sho、 ソ so、 ショウ shou

 Usage:

且休 qie3xiu1: rest for now; stop (usually imperative form)
且慢 qie3man4: to wait a moment; do not go too soon
且說[说] qie3shuo1: thus

且不说 qie3 bu4 shuo1: not to mention; leaving aside

而且 er2qie3: (not only …) but also; moreover; in addition; furthermore
並[并]且 bing4qie3: and; besides; moreover; furthermore; in addition
況[况]且 kuang4qie3: moreover; besides; in addition; furthermore
姑且 gu1qie3: for the time being; tentatively
暫[暂]且 zan4qie3: for now; for the time being; temporarily
苟且 gou3qie3: perfunctory; careless; drifting along; resigned to one’s fate; improper (relations); illicit (sex)
[こうしょ kousho OR かりそめ karisome: temporary; transient
: trifling; slight; negligent]



Japanese common word | expression
且又 | かつまた katsu mata
: besides; furthermore; moreover

且つ飲み且つ歌う | かつのみかつうたう katsu nomi katsu uta
: to drink and sing at the same time; to drink as well as sing



Chinese common word | expression | chengyu 成語 | idiom
載歌且舞 [载歌且舞] zai4 ge1 qie3 wu3
: singing and dancing; festive celebrations

苟且偷安 gou3 qie3 tou1 an1
: seeking only ease and comfort; making no attempt to improve oneself; taking things easily without attending to responsibilities

苟且偷生 gou3 qie3 tou1 sheng1
: to drift and live without purpose; to drag out an ignoble existence

且聽下回分解 [且听下回分解] qie3 ting1 xia4 hui2 fen1 jie3
: to listen to the next chapter for an explanation

得饒人處且饒人 [得饶人处且饶人] de2 rao2 ren2 chu4 qie3 rao2 ren2
: where it is possible to let people off, one should spare them; anyone can make mistakes, forgive them when possible

 Etymology:
象形 Pictographic.
Picture of a memorial tablet



 Examples:
他的演讲简短且切中要害。
ta1 de yan3jiang3 jian3duan3 qie3 qie1zhong1 yao4 hai4
His speech was short and to the point.

Resources: Chinese Dictionary | Japanese Dictionary