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手机 shǒu jī: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

手机 (shǒu jī) English Meaning

  • cell phone
  • cellular phone
  • mobile phone

Traditional Characters: 手機

手 forms words in:

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

机 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (bù)

Sample Sentences

  • 你有没有手机?
    Nǐ yǒu méiyǒu shǒujī?
    Do you have a cell phone?
  • 他的手机关机了。
    Tā de shǒujī guānjīle.
    His cell phone is turned off now.
  • 我的手机是美丽的
    Wǒ de shǒujī shì měilì de.
    My phone is beautiful.
  • 我的手机没电了。
    Wǒ de shǒujī méi diànle.
    My phone is out of battery.
  • 苹果是非凡的手机。
    Píngguǒ shì fēifán de shǒujī.
    The iPhone is an extraordinary cell phone.
  • 现今手机非常普及。
    Xiànjīn shǒujī fēicháng pǔjí.
    Nowadays mobile phones are very popular.

Stroke Order & Character Components

手 (shǒu): hand; (formal) to hold; person engaged in certain types of work; person skilled in certain types of work; personal(ly); convenient; classifier for skill; CL: 雙|双(shuāng), 隻|只(zhī)

  •  (shǒu): hand

机 (jī): machine; engine; opportunity; intention; aircraft; pivot; crucial point; flexible (quick-witted); organic; CL: 臺/台(tái)

  • 木 (mù): tree
  • 几 (jǐ): table

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 手

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 对手(duì shǒu):  opponent; adversary; rival; competitor
  • 分手(fēn shǒu):  to part company; to split up; to break up
  • 手工(shǒu gōng):  handwork; manual
  • 手术(shǒu shù):  surgical operation; operation; surgery; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 手套(shǒu tào):  glove; mitten; CL:  双(shuāng), 只(zhī)
  • 手续(shǒu xù):  formalities; procedures; CL:  道(dào), 個|个(gè)
  • 手指(shǒu zhǐ):  finger; CL:  個|个(gè), 只(zhī)
  • 随手(suí shǒu):  conveniently; without extra trouble; while doing it; in passing
  • 握手(wò shǒu):  to shake hands

HSK 6 Word List

  • 爱不释手(ài bù shì shǒu):  to love something too much to part with it (idiom); to fondle admiringly
  • 把手(bǎshǒu):  handle; grip; knob
  • 不择手段(bù zé shǒu duàn):  by fair means or foul; by hook or by crook; unscrupulously
  • 动手(dòng shǒu):  to hit with hands or fists; to start work; to touch
  • 拿手(ná shǒu):  expert in; good at
  • 手法(shǒu fǎ):  technique; trick; skill
  • 手势(shǒu shì):  gesture; sign; signal
  • 手艺(shǒu yì):  craftmanship; workmanship; handicraft; trade
  • 凶手(xiōng shǒu):  assailant; murderer; assassin
  • 选手(xuǎn shǒu):  contestant; athlete
  • 助手(zhù shǒu):  assistant; helper
  • 着手(zhuó shǒu):  to put one’s hand to it; to start out on a task; to set out

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 机

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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