Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)
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to insist on,
to persist in, to keep up, to stand on
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堅持 (jianchi / jiānchí) is composed of these characters:
坚持 (jianchi / jiānchí) in traditional characters
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Ni weishenme jianchi zuo zhexie?Nĭ wèishénme jiānchī zuò zhèxie? – English translation: Why do you insist on doing this?
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firm | to hold | |
坚持 (jianchi / jiānchí) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 235)
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Version 4.91 / Last updated: 2014-04-02