Meaning and pronunciation of 商

Simplified/traditional character

Definition

shāng

  • commerce
  • merchant
  • dealer
  • to consult
  • quotient
  • 2nd note in pentatonic scale

HSK levels

Components

  • (tóu): shelter, head
  • (ha): eight / separate
  • (jiōng): scope
  • (bā): eight / separate
  • (kǒu): mouth
  • (jiǒng): velvetleaf (Abutilon avicennae), plant of the jute family; bright;

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to injure; injury; wound;

Sentences examples with 商

  • 昨天上午商店开了。
    Zuótiān shàngwǔ shāngdiàn kāile.
  • 我在商店买了很多东西。
    Wǒ zài shāngdiàn mǎile hěnduō dōngxī.
  • 商店在学校后面。
    Shāngdiàn zài xuéxiào hòumiàn.
  • 商店里有很多人。
    Shāngdiàn li yǒu hěnduō rén.
  • 她去商店买东西了。
    Tā qù shāngdiàn mǎi dōngxīle.

Words containing 商, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list