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The Chinese word che - 车 - chē
(vehicle in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

chē

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced . However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

vehicle, machine, to lathe, wheeled devices, chariot, castle,
car, bus, to turn, rook

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 车 ( chē ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( che / chē ) with pronunciation (English translation: vehicle )
车 ( che / chē ) in traditional characters
Usage as a radical
车 can also be used as a radical, i.e. as a sub-component of a Chinese character. It is then called chēzìpáng.
Character complexity
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is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

wheel  |  (bus) station
车 ( che / chē ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 232)
Chinese example words containing the character 车 ( che / chē )
火车站 ( huŏchēzhàn = railway station ), 候车室 ( hòuchēshì = waiting room ), 车站大厅 ( chēzhàndàtīng = station hall ), 车站 ( chēzhàn = station ), 车票 ( chēpiào = ticket ), 车库 ( chēkù = garage ), 停车场 ( tíngchēchăng = parking lot ), 救护车 ( jiùhùchē = ambulance ), 赛车 ( sàichē = racing ), 开车 ( kāichē = to drive a car ), 火车 ( huŏchē = train ), 自行车 ( zìxíngchē = bicycle ), 上车 ( shàngchē = get on ), 下车 ( xiàchē = get off ), 特快车 ( tèkuàichē = super express ), 普快车 ( pŭkuàichē = regular express ), 摩托车 ( mótuōchē = motorcycle ), 车间 ( chējiān = workshop ), 存车处 ( cúnchēchù = parking lot ), 汽车 ( qìchē = car ), 电车 ( diànchē = trolley bus ) 公共汽车 ( gōnggòngqìchē = bus )
More words that mean machine in Chinese
jīqì ( 机器 )

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