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北京 běijīng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 1

北京 (běijīng) English Meaning

  • Beijing
  • Capital of People’s Republic of China
  • Peking
  • PRC Government

Traditional Characters: 北京

北 forms words in:

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京 forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 北京今天空气很好。
    Běijīng jīntiān kōngqì hěn hǎo.
    The air is very good in Beijing today.
  • 我现在居住在北京。
    Wǒ xiànzài jūzhù zài běijīng.
    I live in Beijing now.
  • 我来自北京。
    Wǒ láizì běijīng.
    I come from Beijing.
  • 他们来自北京。
    Tāmen láizì běijīng.
    They come from Beijing.

Stroke Order & Character Components

北 (běi): north; to be defeated (classical)

  • (–): (man turning his back)
  • (bǐ): spoon / man overthrown

京 (jīng): capital city of a country; big; algebraic term for a large number (old); artificial mound (old)

  • (tóu): shelter, head
  • (kǒu): mouth
  • (xiǎo): small

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 北

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 京

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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