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The Chinese word jiang - 讲 - jiăng
(to speak in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

to speak, to tell, to explain

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Chinese characters  ( jiang / jiăng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to speak )
讲 ( jiang / jiăng ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 讲 ( jiang / jiăng ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
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).

Wo neng jiang liu zhong yuyan.
Wŏ néng jiăng liù zhŏng yŭyán.

 – English translation: I can speak six languages.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to say  |  lecture
讲 ( jiang / jiăng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 476)
Chinese example words containing the character 讲 ( jiang / jiăng )
对讲机 ( duìjiăngjī = interphone ), 讲解 ( jiăngjiĕ = to explain ), 讲解员 ( jiăngjiĕyuán = guide )
Other characters that are pronounced jiăng in Chinese
More words that mean to speak in Chinese
shuō ( 说 ), shuōhuà ( 说话 ), ( 语 )
More words that mean to tell in Chinese
gào ( 告 ), gàosu ( 告诉 ), shuō ( 说 ), ( 诉 )

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