块 meaning and pronunciation

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Traditional character

块 in English

kuài

  • unit of currency
  • lump (of earth)
  • chunk
  • piece
  • classifier for currency, pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc
  • (coll.)

HSK levels

Components

  • (tǔ): earth
  • (guài): decisive;
  • (dà): big
  • (ya): second, hand

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : broker;
  • : throat; to swallow;
  • :
  • : barn; granary;
  • : rapid; quick; speed; rate; soon; almost; to make haste; clever; sharp (of knives or wits); forthright; plain-spoken; gratified; pleased; pleasant;
  • : (old) banner; signal flag;
  • : drain; stream;
  • : crafty; cunning;
  • : chopstick;
  • : chopped meat or fish;
  • : fast (horse);
  • : to make a top knot;

Sentences examples with 块

  • 一个苹果三块钱。
    Yīgè píngguǒ sān kuài qián.
  • 来吃块西瓜吧。
    Lái chī kuài xīguā ba.
  • 这块手表很贵。
    Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo hěn guì.
  • 这块手表非常漂亮。
    Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo fēicháng piàoliang.
  • 请吃块儿西瓜。
    Qǐng chī kuài er xīguā.

Words containing 块, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (kuài): unit of currency; lump (of earth); chunk; piece; classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc; colloquial word for yuan (or other unit of currency such as Hong Kong or US dollar etc), usually as 块钱