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The Chinese word gushi - 故事 - gùshi
(story in Chinese)

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Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced gùshì. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well (not yet available in this dictionary).

English translations

tale, narrative

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( gushi / gùshi ) with pronunciation (English translation: story )

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故事 ( gushi / gùshi ) is composed of these characters: (gu) , (shi)
The traditional Chinese characters of gùshi are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 故事 ( gushi / gùshi ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zhe shi yige hen chang de gushi.
Zhè shì yīgè hĕn cháng de gùshì.
 – English translation: This is a long story.

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

happening  |  affairs
故事 ( gushi / gùshi ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 445)

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