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The Chinese word renshi - 认识 - rènshi
(to know in Chinese)

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English translations

to know, to get to know, to recognize, to understand, understanding, knowledge,
cognition, to be familiar with

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( renshi / rènshi ) with pronunciation (English translation: to know )

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认识 ( renshi / rènshi ) is composed of these characters: (ren) , (shi)
认识 ( renshi / rènshi ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 认识 ( renshi / rènshi ) Writing in Pinyin
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Renshi ni, wo hen gaoxing.
Rènshi nĭ, wŏ hĕn gāoxìng.
 – English translation: I am happy to get to know you.

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person  |  to say
认识 ( renshi / rènshi ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 213)
More words that mean to know in Chinese
míngbái ( 明白 ), rèn ( 认 ), tōng ( 通 ), ( 悉 ), zhī ( 知 ), zhīdao ( 知道 )

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