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Kong Zhi - Daily Mandarin Lesson

"Control" in Mandarin Chinese

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Kong Zhi

Meaning

to (have) control (over); to contain

Pronunciation

Tone marks: ►kòng zhì
Tone numbers: kong4 zhi4

Chinese Characters

Traditional: 控制
Simplified: 控制

First Character: 控 (kòng) – to accuse; to charge; to control; to sue
Second Character: 制 (zhì) – system; to make; to manufacture; to control; to regulate

Examples of Kòng Zhì

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Tā méiyǒu bànfǎ kòngzhì zìjǐ de qíngxù.
她沒有辦法控制自己的情緒。
她没有办法控制自己的情绪。
She doesn't have any self-control.

Tā de bìngqíng kòngzhì de hěn hǎo.
他的病情控制得很好。
他的病情控制得很好。
His illness is being controlled very well.

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