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左边 zuǒ bian: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

左边 (zuǒ bian) English Meaning

  • left
  • the left side
  • to the left of

Traditional Characters: 左邊

左 forms words in:

边 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 走左边的道路。
    Zǒu zuǒbiān de dàolù.
    Take the road on the left.
  • 这幅画歪向左边了。
    Zhè fú huà wāi xiàng zuǒbiānle.
    The picture is slanted to the left.
  • 左边的车门将会打开。
    Zuǒbiān de chēmén jiàng huì dǎkāi.
    The doors on the left side will open.
  • 在我左边是一条小溪。
    Zài wǒ zuǒbiān shì yītiáo xiǎo xī.
    On my left was a brook.
  • 她挨着我坐在我的左边。
    Tā āizhe wǒ zuò zài wǒ de zuǒbiān.
    She was sitting immediately to my left.
  • 我的房间在楼上的左边。
    Wǒ de fángjiān zài lóu shàng de zuǒbiān.
    My room is upstairs on the left.

Stroke Order & Character Components

左 (zuǒ): left; the Left (politics); east; unorthodox; queer; wrong; differing; opposite; variant of 佐(zuǒ)

  • 𠂇: hand
  •  (gōng): work

边 (biān): side; edge; margin; border; boundary; CL: 個|个(gè); simultaneously

  •  (chuò): brisk walking
  •  (lì): force

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 左

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 边

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 一边(yī biān):  one side; either side; on the one hand; on the other hand; doing while

HSK 6 Word List

  • 边疆(biān jiāng):  border area; borderland; frontier; frontier region
  • 边界(biān jiè):  boundary; border
  • 边境(biān jìng):  frontier; border
  • 边缘(biān yuán):  edge; fringe; verge; brink; periphery; marginal; borderline
  • 周边(zhōu biān):  periphery; rim

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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