Meaning of 谢

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(Trad.: 謝)
Pinyin: xiè
English Definition: to thank; to apologize; to wither (of flowers, leaves etc); to decline
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (speech) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ yán ] words, speech; to speak, to say
    • [ shè ] to shoot, to eject, to emit
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Example Words:
感谢 [ gǎn xiè ]: (express) thanks; gratitude; grateful; thankful; thanks
代谢 [ dài xiè ]: replacement; substitution; metabolism (biol.)
谢绝 [ xiè jué ]: to refuse politely
谢罪 [ xiè zuì ]: to apologize for an offense; to offer one's apology for a fault
谢意 [ xiè ]: gratitude; thanks
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