者 - Dong Chinese dictionary

zhě

one who...

Origin unclear.

Evolution

者 Bronze script Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)

Bronze script

Late Shang dynasty (~1100 BC)
者 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
者 Clerical script Qin dynasty (221-206 BC)

Clerical script

Qin dynasty (221-206 BC)
者 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

zhě

that which; he who; those who; (after a verb or adjective) one who (is) ...; (after a noun) person involved in ...; -er; -ist; (used after a number or |[hòu] or [qián] to refer to sth mentioned previously); (used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term); (old) (used at the end of a command); (old) this

Most common words with 者
Freq.
Word
Meaning

记者

reporter

或者

or

-er

患者

patient

消费者

consumer

Component uses

Sound component in 28 characters

Simplified component in 1 character