字 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

字 in English

  • letter
  • symbol
  • character
  • word
  • CL:個|个[ge4]
  • courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China

HSK levels

Components

  • (mián): roof
  • (zi): child

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : erect; stab;
  • : to abandon restraint; to do as one pleases; comfortable (dialect);
  • : to strike; to run against; to throw, as a stone;
  • : to soak; to be stained; stain; floodwater;
  • : female of domestic animals;
  • : corner of the eye; canthus; eye socket;
  • : rotten meat; bones of dead animal;
  • : cut meat into pieces; diced meat;
  • : self; oneself; since; from

Sentences examples with 字

  • 你的名字是什么?
    Nǐ de míngzì shì shénme?
  • 你会读这个汉字吗?
    Nǐ huì dú zhège hànzì ma?
  • 小姐,你叫什么名字?
    Xiǎojiě, nǐ jiào shénme míngzì?
  • 你写的字很漂亮。
    Nǐ xiě de zì hěn piàoliang.
  • 这个字你认识吗?
    Zhège zì nǐ rènshí ma?

Words containing 字, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • 名字 (míng zi): name (of a person or thing); CL:个[ge4]
  • (): letter; character; word; symbol; CL:个[ge4]

HSK 4 vocabulary list

  • 数字 (shù zì): numeral; digit; number; figure; amount; digital (electronics etc); CL:个

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list