auxiliary word(used after a verb to indicate a continuing action)
He is having his lunch.
The meeting is now in full swing.
auxiliary word(indicating the continuation of a state)
The window is open.
The rice is still hot.
auxiliary word(used between two verbs to indicate an accompanying action or a state)
Don't cross the street with your mind on other things.
Let's go there on foot.
auxiliary word(used after certain verbs to form a preposition)
for the sake of
auxiliary word(used after a verb or an adjective to strengthen the tone of an order or exhortation)
- NoteWhen pronounced as "zhuó", "着" mainly means "focus on a certain aspect", such as "着笔" and "着重"; when pronounced as "zhāo", it is usually used for the "steps" in chess; when pronounced as "zháo", it mainly means "enter or be in a certain state", such as "着慌", "着凉" and "着魔"; when pronounced as "zhe", it is used as an auxiliary word after a verb or adjective.
Chinese Characters with pinyin zhe
- 著now written as 着