九 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

九 in English

jiǔ

  • nine
  • 9

HSK levels

Components

  • (yǐ): sickle
  • 丿 (piě): oblique

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : numeral 9 in Suzhou numeral system 蘇州碼子|苏州码子[Su1 zhou1 ma3 zi5];
  • : (long) time; (long) duration of time;
  • : archaic variant of 久[jiu3];
  • : archaic variant of 糺[jiu3];
  • : moxibustion (TCM);
  • : black jade; nine (banker's anti-fraud numeral);
  • : army (used during the Liao, Jin and Yuan dynasties);
  • : wine (esp. rice wine); liquor; spirits; alcoholic beverage; CL:杯[bei1],瓶[ping2],罐[guan4],桶[tong3],缸[gang1];
  • : leek;

Sentences examples with 九

  • 妈妈买了九个水果。
    Māmā mǎile jiǔ gè shuǐguǒ.
  • 今天是八月九日。
    Jīntiān shì bā yuè jiǔ rì.
  • 电影九点半才开始,还来得及。
    Diànyǐng jiǔ diǎn bàn cái kāishǐ, hái láidéjí.

Words containing 九, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (jiǔ): nine; 9