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

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translations

older sister,

Chinese character (modern = simplified):

Chinese character 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 (in dark blue). Only use the Pinyin without tones (in grey) if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special charactes 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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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

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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