xiē some; few

Made up of [ this; these , èr two; 2 radical 7]

Note

Combining 'this' with 'two' gives idea of more than one - a few, some
Number of strokes 8

Related characters


Using èr : yuán (primary) è (evil) yú (in) rén (humane)

Different tone

xiě (write) xiè (thanks) xiè

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 些
Stroke order for character 些, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Phrases

请给我们些饺子 qǐng gěi wǒ mén xiē jiǎo zǐ Please bring us some dumplings

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