Meaning and pronunciation of 几

Simplified character
Traditional character


  • how much
  • how many
  • several
  • a few

HSK levels


  • (jǐ): table

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : oneself; self; sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1]; sixth in order; letter 'F' or roman 'VI' in list 'A, B, C', or 'I, II, III' etc; hexa;
  • : to crowd in; to cram in; to force others aside; to press; to squeeze; to find (time in one's busy schedule);

Sentences examples with 几

  • 你有几个儿子?
    Nǐ yǒu jǐgè erzi?
  • 几分钟?
    Jǐ fēnzhōng?
  • 现在几点了?
    Xiànzài jǐ diǎnle?
  • 我想休息几分钟。
    Wǒ xiǎng xiūxí jǐ fēnzhōng.
  • 你有几个儿子?
    Nǐ yǒu jǐ gè er zi?

Words containing 几, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (): how much; how many; several; a few

HSK 3 vocabulary list