手 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

手 in English

shǒu

  • hand
  • (formal) to hold
  • person engaged in certain types of work
  • person skilled in certain types of work
  • personal(ly)
  • convenient
  • classifier for skill
  • CL:雙|双[shuang1],隻|只[zhi1]

HSK levels

Components

  • (shǒu): hand

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to guard; to defend; to keep watch; to abide by the law; to observe (rules or ritual); nearby; adjoining;
  • : bow of a ship;
  • : head; chief; first (occasion, thing etc); classifier for poems, songs etc;
  • 𦣻: 𦣻

Sentences examples with 手

  • 这块手表很贵。
    Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo hěn guì.
  • 这块手表非常漂亮。
    Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo fēicháng piàoliang.
  • 你看,我新买了一个手机。
    Nǐ kàn, wǒ xīn mǎile yīgè shǒujī.
  • 这块手表 600元。
    Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo 600 yuán.
  • 这个手机一千元。
    Zhège shǒujī yīqiān yuán.

Words containing 手, by HSK level

HSK 2 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list