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
Thu 22nd Mar

Waste incinerator

China is well aware of the huge problems of waste disposal. Now that rural communities have more income there is far more plastic and other toxic waste that would normally have to go to landfill. The landfill is often not properly contained and escapes to poison the groundwater. Now Han Zhaobin of Hunan province believes he has come up with a solution. A small scale five ton incinerator is designed to leave very little toxic residue and a series of washing stages will remove toxic components from the smoke. A community level waste disposal unit will save transporting it to a large county level facility.

The Central government have recently announced an initiative to bring all rural communities out of poverty by 2050. Dealing with increased waste will be a necessary step in improving the standard of living of many rural communities.


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