差 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

差 in English

chà

  • to differ from
  • to fall short of
  • lacking
  • wrong
  • inferior

HSK levels


Components

  • (rèn): sheep
  • (gōng): work

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : boast; despondent;
  • : beautiful; see 奼紫嫣紅|姹紫嫣红[cha4 zi3 yan1 hong2];
  • : fork in road; bifurcation; branch in road, river, mountain range etc; to branch off; to turn off; to diverge; to stray (from the path); to change the subject; to interrupt; to stagger (times);
  • : branching stream;
  • : to be surprised; to be astonished;

Sentences examples with 差

  • 我这次考试考得很差。
    Wǒ zhè cì kǎoshì kǎo dé hěn chà.
  • 现在是差5 分 12 点。
    Xiànzài shì chà 5 fēn 12 diǎn.
  • 这个房子差不多有 300 年的历史了。
    Zhège fángzi chàbùduō yǒu 300 nián de lìshǐle.
  • 我每天差不多7 点起床。
    Wǒ měitiān chā bù duō 7 diǎn qǐchuáng.
  • 爸爸已经出差一个多月了。
    Bàba yǐjīng chūchāi yīgè duō yuèle.

Words containing 差, by HSK level