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The Chinese word qing - 请 - qĭng
(to request in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

qĭng

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English translations

to request, to invite, please,
Will you please?, to ask for

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Chinese characters  ( qing / qĭng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to request )
请 ( qing / qĭng ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 请 ( qing / qĭng ) 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).

Qing ba ni de shou gei wo.
Qĭng bă nĭ de shŏu gĕi wŏ.

 – English translation: Please give me your hand.

Character complexity
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is composed of 10 strokes and therefore is of average complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

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

to apply  |  to ask for advice
请 ( qing / qĭng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 297)
Chinese example words containing the character 请 ( qing / qĭng )
请算账吧 ( qĭng suànzhàng ba = check, please! ), 请假 ( qĭngjià = to ask for leave ), 请客 ( qĭngkè = to stand treat ), 请问 ( qĭngwèn = may I ask ), 申请 ( shēnqĭng = to apply ), 邀请 ( yāoqĭng = to invite )
More words that mean to request in Chinese
gào ( 告 ), yāoqiú ( 要求 )
More words that mean to invite in Chinese
yāo ( 邀 ), yāoqĭng ( 邀请 )

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