读 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified character
Traditional character

读 in English

  • to read
  • to study
  • reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音[pin1 yin1]

HSK levels

Components

  • (yán): speech
  • (mài): to sell; to betray; to spare no effort; to show off or flaunt;

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : abortion; stillborn;
  • : cabinet; case; casket;
  • : poison; to poison; poisonous; malicious; cruel; fierce; narcotics;
  • : disrespectful; (literary) ditch;
  • : documents;
  • : calf; sacrificial victim;
  • : alone; independent; single; sole; only;
  • : Japanese variant of 讀|读;
  • : to murmur; to slander;
  • : still-born chick (in unhatched egg); variant of 殰|㱩[du2];
  • : bow case;
  • : skull;
  • : blacken; constantly; to insult;

Sentences examples with 读

  • 我读了八本书。
    Wǒ dúle bā běn shū.
  • 你会读这个汉字吗?
    Nǐ huì dú zhège hànzì ma?
  • 你喜欢读书吗?
    Nǐ xǐhuān dúshū ma?
  • 我喜欢读书。
    Wǒ xǐhuān dúshū.
  • 他 30 岁而且……读完大学。
    Tā 30 suì érqiě……dú wán dàxué.

Words containing 读, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (): to read; to study; reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音[pin1 yin1]

HSK 5 vocabulary list