xiè thanks

Made up of [ yán words radical 149, shè to shoot; to launch; to allude to ]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

The word radical indicates its linguistic use and the 'shoot' right part gives very approximate sound
Number of strokes 12

Related characters


Using yán : huà (speech) yǔ (language) dàn (birth) shuō (to speak) shéi (who) mí (riddle) qǐng (please) jì (to record) sù (to complain) 访 fǎng (to visit)

Sounds same

xiè

Different tone

xiē (some) xiě (write)

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Phrases

谢谢 xiè xiè thanks
谢谢 xiè xiè thanks
不谢 bù xiè you're welcome
Tue 3rd Jan

Firecracker ban

When Mr. Li set off 20,000 firecrackers to celebrate moving into his new, luxury house in Ziazing Zhejiang he was one of the first people to end up with a fine. Firecrackers have for centuries been used to celebrate festivals, birthdays and many other events. Concerns about air pollution and just as important noise pollution have led to some cities imposing bans. It will be interesting to see whether fines will be imposed on Chinese New Year which is now less than four weeks away.


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Manchuguo

The capital of Japanese controlled Manchuria (1933-45) was within Jilin. Here Emperor Xuantong (Puyi) was placed on the throne and Changchun renamed 'Xinjiang' (New capital). During the Japanese occupation industrial development was rapid, and the area remains havbily industrialized.
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