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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ; compare .

Han character[edit]

(radical 159 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 大手 (KQ))

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

(classifier )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) vehicle; car
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) machine; instrument

Usage notes[edit]

  1. 开车 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]kāichē [Pinyin] — to drive
  • 車/车 is used when the precise term is known in the context. In the following sentence, there is no need to use 气車气车 (automobile)
  1. 能不能借用一下你的车? [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
    Néng bù néng jièyòng yīxià nǐ de chē? [Pinyin]
    I wonder if you could lend me your car?)


Verb[edit]

  1. carry in cart
  2. to machine, to shape with a lathe

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

  1. chariot/rook in Chinese chess
  2. rook in chess
  3. (archaic) war chariot

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