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姓 xìng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

姓 (xìng) English Meaning

  • family name
  • surname
  • name

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • 個|个 (gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 我姓周。
    Wǒ xìng zhōu.
    My surname is Zhou.
  • 我姓凌。
    Wǒ xìng líng.
    My surname is Ling.
  • 你的姓怎么拼?
    Nǐ de xìng zěnme pīn?
    How do you spell your family name?
  • 渡边是我的姓。
    Dù biān shì wǒ de xìng.
    Watanabe is my family name.
  • 请问尊姓大名?
    Qǐngwèn zūn xìng dàmíng?
    Would you give me your name?
  • 我没听到您的姓。
    Wǒ méi tīng dào nín de xìng.
    I didn’t catch your last name.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 xing 4
  •  (nǚ): woman
  •  (shēng): be born

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 姓

HSK 2 Word List

  • 姓(xìng):  family name; surname; name; CL:  個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

  • 老百姓(lǎo bǎi xìng):  ordinary people; the ‘person in the street’; CL:  個|个(gè)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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