Jian Chi 坚持- Daily Mandarin Lesson

Meaning

    to continue upholding; to remain committed to; persistence; to persist; to uphold; to insist on; persevere

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► jiān chí
    Tone numbers: jian1 chi2

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 堅持
    Simplified: 坚持

    First Character: 堅 (jiān) – strong; solid; firm; unyielding; resolute
    Second Character: 持 (chí) – to grasp; to hold; support; manage; direct; maintain

Examples of Jiān Chí

    ► Tā jiānchí yào jiàn nǐ yímiàn ,fǒuzé tā bùhuì líkāi.
    他堅持要見你一面,否則他不會離開。
    他坚持要见你一面,否则他不会离开。
    He insists to see you – otherwise he will not leave.

    ► Zhǐyào jiānchí dàodǐ yīdìng huì chénggōng.
    只要堅持到底一定會成功。
    只要坚持到底一定会成功。
    As long as you remain committed, you will surely succeed.


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