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ㄓㄜ ˙

zhe

progressive

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

In simplified Chinese the character may be used.

It is made up of the components (grass) and (person).

  • ㄓㄜ ˙

    zhe

    progressive

    • ㄘㄠ ˙

      cao

      grass

    • ㄓㄜ ˇ

      zhě

      person

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Pronunciation

We found 5 pronunciations for 著

zhe
zháo
zhuó
zhù
zhāo
zhe

Definitions for 著 pronounced as zhe

  • aspect particle indicating action in progress

Definitions for 著 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 著 pronounced as zhuó

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

Definitions for 著 pronounced as zhù

  • to make known
  • to show
  • to prove
  • to write
  • book
  • outstanding

Definitions for 著 pronounced as zhāo

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

Vocabulary

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