从 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified character
Traditional character

从 in English

cóng

  • from
  • via
  • passing through
  • through (a gap)
  • past
  • ever (followed by negative, meaning never)
  • (formerly pr. [zong4] and related to 縱|纵) to follow
  • to comply with
  • to obey
  • to join
  • to engage in
  • adopting some mode of action or attitude
  • follower
  • retainer
  • accessory
  • accomplice
  • related by common paternal grandfather or earlier ancestor

HSK levels


Components

  • (rén): man
  • (rén): man

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : cluster; collection; collection of books; thicket;
  • : Japanese variant of 從|从;
  • : From
  • : joy;
  • : noise of water;
  • : a place where small streams flow into a large one;
  • : gather; flow into (water); sound of waters flowing together;
  • : octagonal jade badge;
  • : tribute paid by Han dynasty tribes;

Sentences examples with 从

  • 从家到学校很远。
    Cóng jiā dào xuéxiào hěn yuǎn.
  • 从我家到公司,开车要 20 分钟。
    Cóng wǒjiā dào gōngsī, kāichē yào 20 fēnzhōng.
  • 我们从第十课开始学习。
    Wǒmen cóng dì shí kè kāishǐ xuéxí.
  • 我从他的脸上,没看出他难过来。
    Wǒ cóng tā de liǎn shàng, méi kàn chū tā nánguò lái.
  • 我从小就爱好音乐。
    Wǒ cóngxiǎo jiù àihào yīnyuè.

Words containing 从, by HSK level