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ㄓㄜ ˙

zhe

progressive

着 is an 11 stroke, simplified Chinese character and is pronounced as zhe in the fifth tone, however it can also be pronounced as zháo, zhuó, or zhāo.

In traditional Chinese the character is used.

It is made up of the components (sheep) and (eye).

  • ㄓㄜ ˙

    zhe

    progressive

    • ㄧㄤ ˊ

      yáng

      sheep

    • ㄇㄨ ˋ

      eye

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Pronunciation

We found 4 pronunciations for 着

zhe
zháo
zhuó
zhāo
zhe

Definitions for 着 pronounced as zhe

  • aspect particle indicating action in progress

Definitions for 着 pronounced as zháo

  • 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

Definitions for 着 pronounced as zhuó

  • to wear (clothes)
  • to contact
  • to use
  • to apply

Definitions for 着 pronounced as zhāo

  • (chess) move
  • trick
  • all right!
  • (dialect) to add

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