公司

公司 gōngsī

公司 gōngsī Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 6 English Translations of the word 公司 gōngsī .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gōngsī | gong1 si1
English translation
(business) company
company
firm
corporation
incorporated
CL: jiā [jiā]

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Traditional form

公司 gōngsī

Part of speech

Noun / 名词 míng cí Míngcí
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Etymology of 公司 gōngsī

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gōng

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Originally a pictograph of a vessel for holding liquid. The original meaning is now written as wèng , with the (pottery) component added at the bottom. The current meaning "public" is a phonetic loan.

Positional decomposition

八厶

Number of Strokes

4

Type

ideographic

Explanation

(take charge) and its mirror image Hòu (empress) were originally used interchangeably. The origin of both characters is unclear.

Positional decomposition

⿹? kǒu

Number of Strokes

5

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Example sentences using 公司 gōngsī

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这些 zhè xiē 文件 wénjiàn Bāo hǎo , sòng dào 总公司 zǒng gōng sī .

Do up these papers and send them to Head Office.

公司 gōngsī 聘用 pìn yòng de nán 员工 yuángōng 员工 yuángōng 人数 rén shù 大致 dàzhì 相等 xiāngděng .

The company employs men and women in roughly equal proportions.

xiān diàn Qián 公司 gōngsī mǎi 这些 zhè xiē 特殊 tèshū 用品 yòng pǐn , 然后 ránhòu zài Qián 支出 zhīchū lái .

Buy the special supplies for the company, and claim back their cost.

他们 tā men 决定 juédìng 分公司 fēn gōng sī Guān le .

They have decided to close that branch down.

你们 nǐ men 公司 gōngsī de 行政 xíngzhèng 工作 gōngzuò yóu shuí 负责 fùzé ?

Who is in charge of the administration of your company?

公司 gōngsī Decomposition

See the 5 Chinese characters that make up 公司 gōngsī and their own compounds.

公司 gōngsī Compounds

See all 60 Chinese words that contain the characters that make up the word 公司 gōngsī in their composition.

  • gōng
    • Sōng
    • wēng
      • wēng , wěng , wěng , wěng , wěng , wěng , wěng , wēng , , wēng , , , , ,
    • gǔn
    • sòng , sòng , wèng , gōng , sōng , zhōng , zhōng , qiān , , , , , , , , , sòng , sòng
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