Write 改(gǎi)change) in Chinese character

改(gǎi)

Origin:

甲骨文中,“改”的样子是一个小孩跪着,旁边有一只手,拿着棍子打他,要他改正所犯的过错。所以字的本义是“改变”、“更正”。
On oracle bone inscriptions, “改” resembles a kneeling child being beaten by a handheld stick as a way of urging the child to correct his mistakes. The character’s original meaning is “to change” or “to correct.”

Meaning:

to change, to correct

Words:

改变(gǎibiàn): to change

改革(gǎigé): to reform

改行(gǎiháng): to change one’s profession

改日(gǎirì): to change to some other day 改良:gǎiliáng/to improve

Sentences:

1、Wǒmen gǎirì zài jiějué zhège wèntí.
我们改日再解决这个问题。
We will solve this problem some other day.


2、Jǐnián méijiàn, tā gǎibiàn le hěnduō.
几年没见,他改变了很多。
We haven’t seen each other for years; he has changed a lot.

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