自己 (zi ji): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 31, 2018

自己 (Chinese PinYin: [zì jǐ]; traditional Chinese:自己) may mean: (1) pronoun. oneself; (2) pronoun. one’s own. It is an everyday vocabulary and can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 自己人 (one of us; people on one’s own side), 自己的事 (one’s own business), 自己的 (one’s own), 自己的地位 (one’s social status), 自己家里 (one’s own family), 自己兄弟 (one’s own brothers).

1. How to pronounce 自己?

Chinese Pinyin: [zì jǐ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 自己

Synonyms: 本身, 我方, 己方, 本人, 自身, 自家,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 自己.

Fixed expression: 自己人 (one of us; people on one’s own side),

Collocation: 自己的事 (one’s own business), 自己的 (one’s own), 自己的地位 (one’s social status), 自己家里 (one’s own family), 自己兄弟 (one’s own brothers),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 自己 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 自己.

4.1 我哥哥从不谈论他自己。

Translation: My elder brother never talk about himself.

4.2 你肯定比我更了解你自己。

Translation: You know yourself better than I do.

4.3 年轻的中国人使用屌丝(意思是失败者)这个词语来嘲笑自己的地位低下。

Translation: The phrase diaosi meaning ‘loser’ is used by young Chinese to poke fun at their own low status.

4.4 欢迎来到创客运动,这是一个千百万人冒着巨大风险创办自己的小企业并致力于创造和销售自制产品的改革。

Translation: Welcome to the Maker Movement, an evolution of millions of people who are taking big risks to start their own small businesses dedicated to creating and selling self-made products.

4.5 许多中国的年轻人迅速给自己贴上了”佛系青年”的标签

Translation: Many Chinese youngsters quickly label themselves as Buddha-like youth.

4.6 很多房主担心有人会想方设法攻击自己的智能家居设备。

Translation: A concern for many homeowners is the possibility that someone else might find a way to attack these smart home devices.

4.7 她坦称自己是个“宅女”。

Translation: She admits to be an “otaku”.

4.8 大多数单身狗都认为他们还没有遇到自己的梦中情人。

Translation: Most singles think they have not encountered their ideal partner yet.

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