折 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

折 in English

zhé

  • (zhe1) to turn sth over
  • to turn upside down
  • to tip sth out (of a container) -- (zhe2) to break
  • to fracture
  • to snap
  • to suffer loss
  • to bend
  • to twist
  • to turn
  • to change direction
  • convinced
  • to convert into (currency)
  • discount
  • rebate
  • tenth (in price)
  • classifier for theatrical scenes
  • to fold
  • accounts book
  • -- (she2) to break (e.g. stick or bone)
  • a loss

HSK levels


Components

  • (shou): hand
  • (jīn): ax / 500 grams

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : philosophy; wise;
  • : to respect; old variant of 哲[zhe2]; philosophy; wisdom; intuitive knowledge; to revere;
  • : document folded in accordion form; to fold;
  • : bright;
  • : tearing off limbs as punishment;
  • : to hibernate;
  • : to be frightened;
  • : to relegate a high official to a minor post in an outlying region (punishment in imperial China); to banish or exile; (of immortals) to banish from Heaven; to censure; to blame;
  • : then; at once; always; (archaic) luggage rack on a chariot;
  • : rut; track; rhyme; (dialect) way; method;
  • 鮿 : (fresh-water fish);

Sentences examples with 折

  • 春节前,商场都在打折。
    Chūnjié qián, shāngchǎng dōu zài dǎzhé.

Words containing 折, by HSK level