语 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified character
Traditional character

语 in English

  • dialect
  • language
  • speech

HSK levels

Components

  • (yán): speech
  • (wǔ): five; 5;
  • (kǒu): mouth

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • :
  • : and; to give; together with;
  • : to give;
  • : hunchbacked;
  • : big;
  • : herd; stag; buck;
  • : prison; to imprison;
  • : horse stable; frontier;
  • : room; universe;
  • : bad; useless; weak;
  • 屿: islet;
  • : percussion instrument shaped as a hollow wooden tiger, with serrated strip across the back, across which one runs a drumstick;
  • : stack of grain; dry measure equivalent to 16 斗[dou3] or 160 liters;
  • : (chalcedony);
  • : to maltreat (as prisoners);
  • : Yu the Great (c. 21st century BC), mythical leader who tamed the floods; surname Yu;
  • : bad; useless; weak;
  • : feather; plum; wings; 5th note in pentatonic scale;
  • : versus
  • : rain; CL:阵[zhen4],场[chang2];
  • : irregular teeth;

Sentences examples with 语

  • 我会说汉语。
    Wǒ huì shuō hànyǔ.
  • 中国人说汉语。
    Zhōngguó rén shuō hànyǔ.
  • 他在学习汉语。
    Tā zài xuéxí hànyǔ.
  • 今天天气很汉语。
    Jīntiān tiānqì hěn hànyǔ.
  • 我学会了汉语。
    Wǒ xuéhuìle hànyǔ.

Words containing 语, by HSK level

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

  • 成语 (chéng yǔ): Chinese set expression of 4 characters or two couplets of 4 characters each: expression often alluding to a story or historical quotation; idiom; proverb; saying; adage; set expression; CL:条[tiao2] ,本[ben3] ,句[ju4]
  • 语气 (yǔ qì): tone; manner of speaking; mood; CL:个

HSK 6 vocabulary list