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The Chinese word zhe - 着 - zhe
( particle )





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

zhe

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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced zhāo. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well (not yet available in this dictionary).

English translations

particle, to wear, to come into contact with, move, to catch, to touch

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 着 ( zhe ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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Chinese characters  ( zhe ) with pronunciation (English translation: <i>particle</i> )
着 ( zhe ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 着 ( zhe ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
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).

Rang men guan zhe ba.
Ràng mén guān zhe ba.

 – English translation: Keep the door closed.

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Character complexity
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is composed of 11 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.)

toward  |  this way  |  this word cannot be translated literally. 'Particle' refers to its grammatical function (lasting actions)
着 ( zhe ) belongs to the 50 most common Chinese characters (rank 40)
Chinese example words containing the character 着 ( zhe )
接着 ( jiēzhe = to follow ), 随着 ( suízhe = along with ), 着急 ( zháojí = to be anxious ), 着陆 ( zhuólù = to land ), 着色 ( zhuósè = to color ), 走着去 ( zŏu zhē qù = to walk )
More words that mean particle in Chinese
ba ( 吧 ), de ( 地 ), de ( 得 ), de ( 的 ), le ( 了 ), me ( 么 ), ( 哪 ), ne ( 呢 )
More words that mean to wear in Chinese
chuān ( 穿 ), dài ( 戴 ), ( 服 ), pèi ( 佩 )

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