约 meaning and pronunciation

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Traditional character

约 in English

yuē

  • (yue1) to make an appointment
  • to invite
  • approximately
  • pact
  • treaty
  • to economize
  • to restrict
  • to reduce (a fraction)
  • concise
  • -- (yao1) to weigh in a balance or on a scale

HSK levels


Components

  • (sī): silk
  • (sháo): spoon; ladle; CL:把[ba3]; abbr. for 公勺[gong1 shao2], centiliter (unit of volume);

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : to speak; to say;
  • : standard; norm; Taiwan pr. [huo4];

Sentences examples with 约

  • 他大约有三十多岁。
    Tā dàyuē yǒu sānshí duō suì.
  • 请节约用水。
    Qǐng jiéyuē yòngshuǐ.
  • 她开始和小李约会了。
    Tā kāishǐ hé xiǎo lǐ yuēhuìle.
  • 今天晚上我有个约会。
    Jīntiān wǎnshàng wǒ yǒu gè yuēhuì.

Words containing 约, by HSK level