Chinese Word: 这里zhèlǐ, 这儿 zhèer — here


The Mandarin Chinese word for “here ” is 这里zhèlǐ, 这儿 zhèer.

这 Zhè – by itself means “this”

儿 er – “helps” it mean “here”

里 lǐ – actually means “in”

这儿 Zhè’er, 这里 Zhèlǐ are interchangeable, both mean “here”

Here are some examples of how to use this word:

  • 我在这儿! Wǒ zài zhè’er! – I am here!
  • 你在这里吗? Nǐ zài zhèlǐ ma? – Are you here?
  • 没人在这里. Méi rén zài zhèlǐ. – No one is here.

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