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自己 zì jǐ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

自己 (zì jǐ) English Meaning

  • self
  • (reflexive pronoun)
  • own

Traditional Characters: 自己

自 forms words in:

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己 forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 他有自己的房间。
    Tā yǒu zìjǐ de fángjiān.
    He has his own room.
  • 他是自己掏腰包的。
    Tā shì zìjǐ tāoyāobāo de.
    He paid for it out of his own pocket.
  • 月亮不会自己发光。
    Yuèliàng bù huì zìjǐ fāguāng.
    The moon doesn’t have light of its own.
  • 瑞典有自己的语言。
    Ruìdiǎn yǒu zìjǐ de yǔyán.
    Sweden has its own language.
  • 她驾驶自己的游艇。
    Tā jiàshǐ zìjǐ de yóutǐng.
    She sails her own yacht.
  • 你有自己的房子吗?
    Nǐ yǒu zìjǐ de fángzi ma?
    Do you have a house on your own?
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Stroke Order & Character Components

自 (zì): self; oneself; since; from

  • (zì): personal

己 (jǐ): oneself; self; sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干(shí tiān gān); sixth in order; letter 'F' or roman 'VI' in list 'A, B, C', or 'I, II, III,' etc; hexa

  •  (jǐ): personal

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 自

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 己

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 各抒己见(gè shū jǐjiàn): everyone gives their own view
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