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The Chinese word jiejie - 姐姐 - jiĕjie
(older sister in Chinese)

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English translations

older sister,

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( jiejie / jiĕjie ) with pronunciation (English translation: older sister )

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姐姐 ( jiejie / jiĕjie ) is composed of these characters: (jie) , (jie)
The traditional Chinese characters of jiĕjie are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 姐姐 ( jiejie / jiĕjie ) Writing in Pinyin
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Zhe wei shi Anna, wo de jiejie.
Zhè wèi shì Ànnà, wŏ de jiĕjie.
 – English translation: This is Anna, my older sister.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

female  |  one's elder sister
姐姐 ( jiejie / jiĕjie ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 481)

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