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Character  这 
Codepoint U+8FD9
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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
这-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from  ( → )

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜卜大 (YYK), four-corner 3030, composition)

  1. this, the, here

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1254, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38772
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3821, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+8FD9

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhè zhèi
Zhuyin ㄓㄜˋ 5 ㄓㄟˋ 5
IPA (key) / ʈ͡ʂe⁵¹ ¹ ʈ͡ʂei⁵¹/
Audio
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Pronoun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin zhè zhèi, traditional )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) this
    • John 1.2
      道太初与神同在。
      Zhè Dào taìchū yǔ Shén tóngzaì.
      The same was in the beginning with God.
    • Genesis 3.14
      耶和华神对蛇说,你既作了事,就必受咒诅,比一切的牲畜野兽更甚。你必用肚子行走,终身吃土。
      Yēhéhuá Shén duì shé shuō, nǐ jì zuò le zhè shì, jiù bì shòu zhòuzǔ, bǐ yīqiè de shēngchù yěshòu gèng shèn. Nǐ bì yòng dùzi xíngzǒu, zhōngshēn chī tǔ.
      And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
    • Dàshuǐ Guòhòu (After the Flood)
      故事
      Zhè shì ge lǎo gùshi.
      This is an old story.
    本书。 kàn zhè běn shū.
    read this book.

Usage notes[edit]

The "zhèi" pronouciation is used in Beijing

Compounds[edit]