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The Chinese word tongshi - 同事 - tóngshì
(colleague in Chinese)

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English translations

colleague, to work together,
fellow worker, to work in the same place

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( tongshi / tóngshì ) with pronunciation (English translation: colleague )

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同事 ( tongshi / tóngshì ) is composed of these characters: (tong) , (shi)
The traditional Chinese characters of tóngshì are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 同事 ( tongshi / tóngshì ) 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).

Zhe wei shi Wang boshi, wo de tongshi.
Zhè wèi shì Wáng bóshì, wŏ de tóngshì.
 – English translation: This is Dr. Wang, my colleague.

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

alike  |  also: work
More words that mean colleague in Chinese
huŏjì ( 伙计 )

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