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The Chinese word jiejie - 姐姐 - jiĕjie
(older sister in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

jiĕjie

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English translations

older sister,
sister

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Chinese characters jiejie ( jiĕjie ) with pronunciation (English translation: older sister )
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姐姐 (jiejie / jiĕjie) is composed of these characters: (jie) , (jie)
The traditional Chinese characters of jiĕjie are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 姐姐 ( jiejie / jiĕjie ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese charactes, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zhe wei shi Anna, wo de jiejie.
Zhè wèi shì Ànnà, wŏ de jiĕjie.

 – English translation: This is Anna, my older sister.

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female  |  one's elder sister
姐姐 (jiejie / jiĕjie) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 481)

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