持续 chíxù:  Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 5 UNDER CONSTRUCTION

持续 (chíxù) English Meaning

  • to continue
  • to persist
  • sustainable
  • preservation

Traditional Characters:  持續

+ is only found in HSK 5.

持 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

续 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 这种症状在我身上将会持续多久?
    Zhè zhǒng zhèngzhuàng zài wǒ shēnshang jiāng huì chíxù duōjiǔ?
    For how long will I continue to have these symptoms?
  • 在持续高价出售股票中,股价下跌了。
    Zài chíxù gāojià chūshòu gǔpiào zhōng, gǔjià xiàdiéle.
    The share price fell amid continued high selling prices.
  • 物价持续上涨。
    Wùjià chíxù shàngzhǎng.
    Prices continued to rise.
  • 那持续了多久了?
    Nà chíxùle duōjiǔle?
    How long did that take?
  • 雪持续下了十天。
    Xuě chíxù xiàle shí tiān.
    It snowed for ten consecutive days.
  • 电影持续了2个小时。
    Diànyǐng chíxùle 2 gè xiǎoshí.
    The film lasted 2 hours.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

持 (chí): to hold; to grasp; to support; to maintain; to persevere; to manage; to run (i.e. administer); to control

  •  (shou): hand
  •  (sì): Buddhist temple; mosque; government office (old)
HSK 4 xu 4

续 (xù): to replenish; to continue

  •  (sī): silk
  •  (mài): to sell; to betray; to spare no effort; to show off or flaunt

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 持

HSK 4 Word List

  • 坚持 (jiān chí): to continue upholding; to remain committed to; persistence; to persist; to uphold; to insist on; persevere
  • 支持 (zhī chí): to be in favor of; to support; to back; support; backing; to stand by; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 续

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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