Meaning and pronunciation of 生

Simplified/traditional character

Definition

shēng

  • to be born
  • to give birth
  • life
  • to grow
  • raw
  • uncooked
  • student

HSK levels

Components

  • (shēng): be born

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to ascend; to rise to the rank of; to promote; to hoist; liter; measure for dry grain equal to one-tenth dou 斗[dou3];
  • : voice; sound; tone; noise; classifier for sounds;
  • : domestic animal; sacrificial animal;

Sentences examples with 生

  • 习先生怎么样不这儿了?
    Xí xiānshēng zěnme yàng bù zhè'erle?
  • 那些学生不听老师。
    Nàxiē xuéshēng bù tīng lǎoshī.
  • 我的医生是一个好人。
    Wǒ de yīshēng shì yīgè hǎorén.
  • 生日快乐!
    Shēngrì kuàilè!
  • 身体生病了,要吃药。
    Shēntǐ shēngbìngle, yào chī yào.

Words containing 生, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

HSK 2 vocabulary list

HSK 3 vocabulary list

  • 生气 (shēng qì): angry; mad; offended; animated; to get angry; to be enraged; to take offense; animation

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list