家裡

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Chinese[edit]

 
home; family; -ist; -er; -ian; measure word for stores and schools
 
inside; within; in; lining of clothing
trad. (家裡/家裏) /
simp. (家里)

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Noun[edit]

家裡

  1. home, family
    家裡有錢 [MSC, trad.]
    家里有钱 [MSC, simp.]
    jiālǐ yǒuqián. [Pinyin]
    His family is very rich.
    家裡不止 [MSC, trad.]
    家里不止 [MSC, simp.]
    Jiālǐ bùzhǐ yī ge rén. [Pinyin]
    There is more than one person (living) in the household.
  2. (figuratively) one's own group, one's own system
    問題我們自己家裡比如現在有些幹部爭名奪利唯利是圖 [MSC, trad.]
    问题我们自己家里比如现在有些干部争名夺利唯利是图 [MSC, simp.]
    From: Mao Zedong 《在省市自治區黨委書記會議上的講話》
    "Yǒu yī zhǒng wèntí shì wǒmen zìjǐ jiālǐ chū de. Bǐrú, xiànzài yǒuxiē gānbù zhēngmíngduólì, wéilìshìtú. [Pinyin]
    One type of problem originated from within our system. For example, some cadre members strive for fame and wealth, seek nothing but profit.
  3. (dated or regional) wife (humble, about own wife)
    冤讎無干如何纏擾家裡 [MSC, trad.]
    冤仇无干如何缠扰家里 [MSC, simp.]
    From: the Ming Dynasty-era short story collection Slap the Table in Amazement (初刻拍案驚奇, Chu Ke Pai An Jing Qi) by Ling Mengchu, vol. 14.
    Cǐ yuānchóu shí yǔ wǒ wúgān, rúhé chánrǎo zhuó wǒ jiālǐ. [Pinyin]
    I am essentially unrelated to this enmity (associated with being wronged), why is my wife embroiled?

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