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公司 gōng sī: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

公司 (gōng sī) English Meaning

  • (business) company
  • company
  • firm
  • corporation
  • incorporated

Traditional Characters: 公司

公 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

司 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • 家 (jiā)

Sample Sentences

  • 公司破产了。
    Gōngsī pòchǎnle.
    The company went bankrupt.
  • 这就是你们公司?
    Zhè jiùshì nǐmen gōngsī?
    So this is your company?
  • 公司有五百个职员。
    Gōngsī yǒu wǔbǎi gè zhíyuán.
    The company employs 500 workers.
  • 公司去年生意不好。
    Gōngsī qùnián shēngyì bù hǎo.
    The firm did badly last year.
  • 他被竞争公司挖去了。
    Tā bèi jìngzhēng gōngsī wā qùle.
    He was hired by a rival company.
  • 公司已提出高薪相聘。
    Gōngsī yǐ tíchū gāoxīn xiāng pìn.
    The company has offered a high salary.

Stroke Order & Character Components

公 (gōng): public; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位(wǔ děng jué wèi); honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; male (animal)

  •  (bā): eight / separate
  •  (sī): secret

司 (sī): to take charge of; to manage; department (under a ministry)

  •  (ya): second, hand
  •  (yī): one
  •  (kǒu): mouth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 公

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 司

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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