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汉语 hànyǔ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 1

汉语 (hànyǔ) English Meaning

  • Chinese language

Traditional Characters: 漢語

汉 is only found in HSK 1.

语 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 我学习汉语。
    Wǒ xuéxí hànyǔ.
    I’m learning Chinese.
  • 他学习汉语。
    Tā xuéxí hànyǔ.
    He studies Chinese.
  • 他也学习汉语。
    Tā yě xuéxí hànyǔ.
    He studies Chinese as well.
  • 我不会说汉语。
    Wǒ bù huì shuō hànyǔ.
    I do not speak Chinese.
  • 这是汉语书。
    Zhè shì hànyǔ shū.
    This is a Chinese language book.

Stroke Order & Character Components

汉 (hàn): Chinese (language); Han ethnic group; the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD); man

  • 氵 (shui): water
  • 又 (yòu): still / hand

语 (yǔ): dialect; language; speech

  • 讠 (yán): speech
  • 五 (wǔ): five; 5
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 语

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 成语(chéng yǔ):  Chinese set expression of 4 characters or two couplets of 4 characters each:   expression often alluding to a story or historical quotation; idiom; proverb; saying; adage; set expression; CL:  条(tiáo), 本(běn), 句(jù)
  • 语气(yǔ qì):  tone; manner of speaking; mood; CL:   個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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