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English translation of '系'



  1. (= 打结) tie
  2. (= 扣上) fasten
    ⇒ 把领扣系好。 (Bǎ lǐngkòu jì hǎo.) Button up your collar.
see also (xì)

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Trends of '系'

Extremely Common. 系 is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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  1. (= 系统) system
    ⇒ 星系 (xīngxì) galaxy
  2. (= 部门) department
    ⇒ 法语系 (Fǎyǔ xì) French department

  1. (= ) tie
    ⇒ 把绳子系在树上 (bǎ shéngzi xì zài shù shang) tie a rope to a tree
  2. (= ) relate to
    ⇒ 战争胜败系此一役。 (Zhànzhēng shèngbài xì cǐ yī yì.) Success or failure in the war comes down to the campaign.
  3. (, = ) be (pt was were) (pp been)
    ⇒ 纯系捏造 (chún xì niēzào) be pure fabrication
see also 系(繫) (jì)

'系' in Other Languages

British English: rope VERB
If you rope one thing to another, you tie the two things together with a rope.
I roped myself to the chimney.
  • American English: rope
  • Brazilian Portuguese: amarrar
  • Chinese: 用绳
  • European Spanish: atar con una cuerda
  • French: encorder
  • German: festbinden
  • Italian: legarecon corda
  • Japanese: ロープで縛る
  • Korean: 밧줄로 묶다
  • European Portuguese: amarrar
  • Spanish: atar con una cuerda

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