抽 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified/traditional character

抽 in English

chōu

  • to draw out
  • to pull out from in between
  • to remove part of the whole
  • (of certain plants) to sprout or bud
  • to whip or thrash

HSK levels


Components

  • (shou): hand
  • (yóu): to follow; from; it is for...to; reason; cause; because of; due to; to; to leave it (to sb); by (introduces passive verb);

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : 㨨
  • : pluck (stringed instrument);
  • : panting of cow; grunting of ox;
  • : to convalesce; to recover; to heal;
  • : basket for straining; to strain;

Sentences examples with 抽

  • 对不起,医院里不能抽烟。
    Duìbùqǐ, yīyuàn lǐ bùnéng chōuyān.
  • 公共场所禁止抽烟。
    Gōnggòng chǎngsuǒ jìnzhǐ chōuyān.

Words containing 抽, by HSK level