Meaning of 着

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(Trad.: 著)
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • [ yáng ] sheep, goat
    • [ ] eye; to look, to see; division, topic
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  • Pinyin: zhe

    English Definition: aspect particle indicating action in progress
    Example Words:
    随着 [ suí zhe ]: along with; in the wake of; following
    接着 [ jiē zhe ]: to catch and hold on; to continue; to go on to do sth; to follow; to carry on; then; after that; subsequently; to proceed; to ensue; in turn; in one's turn
    More: 着* | *着 | *着*
  • Pinyin: zhāo

    English Definition: (chess) move; trick; all right!; (dialect) to add
  • Pinyin: zháo

    English Definition: to touch; to come in contact with; to feel; to be affected by; to catch fire; to burn; (coll.) to fall asleep; (after a verb) hitting the mark; succeeding in
    Example Words:
    着急 [ zháo ]: to worry; to feel anxious; Taiwan pr. [zhao1 ji2]
    着火 [ zháo huǒ ]: to ignite; to burn
    着凉 [ zháo liáng ]: to catch cold; Taiwan pr. [zhao1 liang2]
    More: 着* | *着 | *着*
  • Pinyin: zhuó

    English Definition: to wear (clothes); to contact; to use; to apply
    Example Words:
    着重 [ zhuó zhòng ]: to put emphasis on; to stress
    More: 着* | *着 | *着*
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