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千 qiān: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

千 (qiān) English Meaning

  • thousand

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 听众至少也有五千人。
    Tīngzhòng zhìshǎo yěyǒu wǔqiān rén.
    The audience was not less than five thousand.
  • 那台电脑是花三千块买的。
    Nà tái diànnǎo shì huā sānqiān kuài mǎi de.
    This computer cost three thousand dollars.
  • 台湾岛的面积是三万六千平方公里。
    Táiwān dǎo de miànjī shì sān wàn liùqiān píngfāng gōnglǐ.
    The Island of Taiwan’s surface area is thirty-six thousand square kilometers.
  • 政府收到一分下面有近五千人签名的请愿书。
    Zhèngfǔ shōu dào yī fēn xiàmiàn yǒu jìn wǔqiān rén qiānmíng de qǐngyuàn shū.
    The government received a petition which bore nearly five thousand signatures.
  • 我千百次地梦想过我能在迈阿密的海滩上放松放松。
    Wǒ qiān bǎi cì de mèngxiǎngguò wǒ néng zài mài’āmì dì hǎitān shàng fàngsōng fàngsōng.
    I have dreamed a thousand times that I am relaxing on Miami beach.
  • 一万加五千再加五角,加起来就是一万五千零五角。
    Yī wàn jiā wǔqiān zài jiā wǔ jiǎo, jiā qǐlái jiùshì yī wàn wǔqiān líng wǔ jiǎo.
    Ten thousand plus five thousand and five cents make fifteen thousand and five cents.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 qian

千 (qiān): thousand

  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  •  (shí): ten

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 千

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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