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English Definitionto worry; to feel anxious
Simplified Script着急
Traditional Script著急
Pinyinzháojí, Taiwan pr. zhāojí
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄓㄠˊ ㄐㄧˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zoek6gap1
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (动宾式) verb object
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
zháoto touch; to come in contact with; to feel; to be affected by; to catch fire; to burn; (coll.) to fall asleep; (after a verb) hitting the mark; succeeding in
urgent; pressing; rapid; hurried; worried; to make (somebody) anxious

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
着凉zháoliángto catch cold
着迷zháomíto be fascinated; to be captivated
着地zháodìto land; to touch the ground
着忙zháomángto rush; in a hurry; to worry about being late
着慌zháohuāngalarmed; panicking
Words With Same Tail Word    
紧急jǐnjíurgent; emergency
焦急jiāojíanxiety; anxious
应急yìngjíto respond to an emergency; to meet a contingency; (attributive) emergency
加急jiājíto become more urgent; more rapid; urgent; to handle a matter urgently
危急wēijícritical; desperate (situation)
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