五 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

五 in English

  • five
  • 5

HSK levels

Components

  • (èr): two
  • (gǔn): line
  • (yī): one
  • (gǔn): line

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : numeral 5 in Suzhou numeral system 蘇州碼子|苏州码子[Su1 zhou1 ma3 zi5];
  • : archaic variant of 五[wu3];
  • :
  • : equal; well-matched; to violate;
  • : squad of five soldiers; to associate with; five (banker's anti-fraud numeral);
  • : to insult; to ridicule; to disgrace;
  • : (used in given names);
  • : noon; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 7th earthly branch; 5th solar month (6th June-6th July); year of the Horse;
  • : obstinate, disobedient, intractable;
  • : flatter; to please;
  • : small rooms facing or to the side of the main hall or veranda;
  • : disobedient; unfilial;
  • : disappointed; startled;
  • : to enclose; to cover with the hand (one's eyes, nose or ears); to cover up (an affair); contrary; to contradict;
  • : martial; military;
  • : river in Henan;
  • : to oppose; to gore;
  • : inferior gem; a kind of jade;
  • : vase; jar;
  • : inferior gem; a kind of jade;
  • : to dance; to wield; to brandish;
  • : obstinate, perverse;
  • : parrot;

Sentences examples with 五

  • 今天星期五。
    Jīntiān xīngqíwǔ.
  • 今年我有五门课。
    Jīnnián wǒ yǒu wǔ mén kè.
  • 二十块零五分
    Èrshí kuài líng wǔ fēn
  • 这个自行车五百多元。
    Zhège zìxíngchē wǔbǎi duō yuán.
  • 桌子上有五角钱。
    Zhuōzi shàng yǒu wǔjiǎo qián.

Words containing 五, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (): five; 5