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The Chinese word lijie - 理解 - lĭjiĕ
(to understand in Chinese)

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English translations

to understand, understanding,
to comprehend, comprehension, to figure out, to catch on

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( lijie / lĭjiĕ ) with pronunciation (English translation: to understand )

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理解 ( lijie / lĭjiĕ ) is composed of these characters: (li) , (jie)
The traditional Chinese characters of lĭjiĕ are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Ni lijie zhe xie guize ma?
Nĭ lĭjiĕ zhè xie guīzé ma?
 – English translation: Do you understand these rules?

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

reason  |  also: to explain
More words that mean to understand in Chinese
dŏng ( 懂 ), dŏngdé ( 懂得 ), liăojiĕ ( 了解 ), liàng ( 谅 ), míng ( 明 ), rènshi ( 认识 )
More words that mean understanding in Chinese
liăojiĕ ( 了解 ), rènshi ( 认识 )

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