零 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

零 in English

líng

  • zero
  • nought
  • zero sign
  • fractional
  • fragmentary
  • odd (of numbers)
  • (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one)
  • fraction
  • (in mathematics) remainder (after division)
  • extra
  • to wither and fall
  • to wither

HSK levels

Components

  • (yǔ): rain
  • (lìng): to order; to command; an order; warrant; writ; to cause; to make sth happen; virtuous; honorific title; season; government position (old);

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : character used in Taiwan as a substitute for a real name (like 'X' in English); variant of 〇[ling2];
  • : zero;
  • : clever; (old) actor; actress;
  • : to approach; to rise high; thick ice; to insult or maltreat;
  • : purine (chemistry); to whisper;
  • : mound; tomb;
  • : to dawdle; the name of the father of the Emperor Yao;
  • : Eurya japonica;
  • : latticework on a window;
  • : sound of water flowing;
  • : quick; alert; efficacious; effective; to come true; spirit; departed soul; coffin;
  • : (onom.) ting-a-ling (in compounds such as 玎玲 or 玲瓏|玲珑); tinkling of gem-pendants;
  • : concave channels of tiling;
  • : bamboo screen;
  • : damask; thin silk;
  • : antelope;
  • : tail feathers; plume;
  • : to hear; to listen; to understand clearly;
  • : small boat with windows;
  • : fungus; tuber;
  • : Trapa natans; water caltrop;
  • : withered (plant, herb etc);
  • : sandfly;
  • : to sell;
  • : lattice work on front and sides;
  • : name of a district in Hunan;
  • : name of a wine;
  • : (small) bell; CL:隻|只[zhi1];
  • : mound; tomb; hill; mountain;
  • : Japanese variant of 靈|灵;
  • : drops of rain; to fall in drops;
  • : mud carp (Cirrhina molitorella);
  • : wagtail; lark;
  • : Japanese variant of 齡|龄;
  • : length of experience, membership etc; age
  • 𠱠: 𠱠

Sentences examples with 零

  • 今年是二零一二年。
    Jīnnián shì èr líng yī'èr nián.
  • 二十块零五分
    Èrshí kuài líng wǔ fēn
  • 您可以帮我换一些零钱吗?
    Nín kěyǐ bāng wǒ huàn yīxiē língqián ma?

Words containing 零, by HSK level

HSK 2 vocabulary list

  • (líng): zero; nought; zero sign; fractional; fragmentary; odd (of numbers); (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one); fraction; (in mathematics) remainder (after division)

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list