Meaning and pronunciation of 下

Simplified/traditional character

Definition

xià

  • below
  • down
  • downwards
  • lower
  • later
  • next (week etc)
  • second (of two parts)
  • to decline
  • to go down
  • to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc)
  • measure word to show the frequency of an action

HSK levels

Components

  • (yī): one
  • (gǔn): line
  • (zhǔ): stroke

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to frighten; to scare;
  • : summer; the Xia or Hsia dynasty c. 2000 BC; Xia of the Sixteen Kingdoms (407-432); surname Xia;

Sentences examples with 下

  • 明天下午下雨。
    Míngtiān xiàwǔ xià yǔ.
  • 上午冷,下午热。
    Shàngwǔ lěng, xiàwǔ rè.
  • 现在是下午 3的20。
    Xiànzài shì xiàwǔ 3 de 20.
  • 明天是不会下雨的。
    Míngtiān shì bù huì xià yǔ de.
  • 昨天下雨老师。
    Zuótiān xià yǔ lǎoshī.

Words containing 下, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (xià): down; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down
  • 下午 (xià wǔ): afternoon; p.m.; CL:个[ge4]
  • 下雨 (xià yǔ): to rain; rainy

HSK 2 vocabulary list

  • 一下 (yī xià ): (used after a verb) give it a go; to do (sth for a bit to give it a try); one time; once; in a while; all of a sudden; all at once;

HSK 6 vocabulary list