謝謝

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See also: 谢谢

Chinese[edit]

to decline; to thank; gratitude to decline; to thank; gratitude
trad. (謝謝)
simp. (谢谢)
alternative forms 蟹蟹 humorous

Pronunciation[edit]


Interjection[edit]

謝謝

  1. thanks; thank you
    謝謝 / 谢谢  ―  Xièxie!  ―  Thank you!

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

謝謝

  1. to thank
    謝謝 / 谢谢  ―  Qǐng tì wǒ xièxie tā.  ―  Please thank her for me.
    謝謝好意 / 谢谢好意  ―  Xièxie nǐ de hǎoyì!  ―  Thank you for your kindness!
    謝謝祝福 / 谢谢祝福  ―  Xièxiè nǐ de zhùfú!  ―  Thank you for your blessing!
    謝謝問候 [MSC, trad.]
    谢谢问候 [MSC, simp.]
    Hái huó zhe, xièxie wènhòu. [Pinyin]
    Still living, thanks for asking.

Synonyms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: xiexie
  • Japanese: 謝謝 (shieshie), 謝謝 (sheishei)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しえ
Grade: 5
しえ
Grade: 5
Irregular
Kanji in this term
しぇい
Grade: 5
しぇい
Grade: 5
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

From modern Mandarin 謝謝谢谢 (xièxie, “thank you”).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

謝謝(シエシエ) or 謝謝(シェイシェイ) (shieshie or sheishei

  1. (informal, rare) thanks, thank you (in a Chinese context)
    • 2020 January 27, 沢井メグ, “【新型肺炎】日本の企業が中国へマスク100万個を送付と話題! 迅速な支援に中国ネットで感動の嵐 / 送り主はイトーヨーカドー! 詳細を広報に聞いた”, in ロケットニュース24[1]:
      謝謝(シエシエ)日本(にほん)!」
      日本(にほん)だってマスクは必要(ひつよう)なのに。本当(ほんとう)にありがとう!」
      []
      Shieshie Nihon!”
      “Nihon datte masuku wa hitsuyō na noni. Hontō ni arigatō!”
      []
      "Xiexie Japan!"
      "Japan also needs masks, yet [they sent us masks]. Thank you so much!"
      []

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN