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The Chinese word qizi - 妻子 - qīzi
(wife in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

wife, wife and children

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( qizi / qīzi ) with pronunciation (English translation: wife )
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妻子 ( qizi / qīzi ) is composed of these characters: (qi) , (zi)
The traditional Chinese characters of qīzi are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 妻子 ( qizi / qīzi ) Writing in Pinyin
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Wo qizi renwei xia shi yidao meishi.
Wŏ qīzi rènwéi xiā shì yīdào mĕishí.

 – English translation: My wife thinks that shrimps are a delicacy.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

female  |  wife
More words that mean wife in Chinese
( 妻 ), tàitài ( 太太 )

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