作 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

作 in English

zuò

  • to do
  • to grow
  • to write or compose
  • to pretend
  • to regard as
  • to feel
  • writings or works

HSK levels

Components

  • (rén): man
  • (zhà): at first; suddenly; abruptly; to spread; (of hair) to stand on end; bristling;

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to make; to do; to produce; to write; to compose; to act as; to engage in; to hold (a party); to be; to become; to function (in some capacity); to serve as; to be used for; to form (a bond or relationship); to pretend; to feign; to act a part; to put on appearance;
  • : azole (chemistry);
  • : to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc); to bear fruit; variant of 座[zuo4];
  • : name of a mountain in Shandong;
  • : seat; base; stand; CL:個|个[ge4]; classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects;
  • : ashamed;
  • : oak; Quercus serrata;
  • : blessing; the throne;
  • : to grant or bestow; sacrificial flesh offered to the gods (old); blessing; title of a sovereign (old);
  • : straw cushion; pillow;
  • : toast to host by guest;
  • : steps leading to the eastern door;

Sentences examples with 作

  • 今天我的朋友不能工作,他在医院!
    jīntiān wǒ de péngyǒu bùnéng gōngzuò, tā zài yīyuàn!
  • 我很喜欢现在的工作。
    Wǒ hěn xǐhuān xiànzài de gōngzuò.
  • 我在医院工作。
    Wǒ zài yīyuàn gōngzuò.
  • 你是做什么工作的?
    Nǐ shì zuò shénme gōngzuò de?
  • 我在机场工作了三年了。
    Wǒ zài jīchǎng gōngzuòle sān niánle.

Words containing 作, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

HSK 3 vocabulary list

  • 作业 (zuò yè): school assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate; CL:个

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list