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手表 shǒu biǎo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

手表 (shǒu biǎo) English Meaning

  • wrist watch

Traditional Characters: 手表

手 forms words in:

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

表 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (kuài)
  • (zhī)
  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 我丢了手表。
    Wǒ diūle shǒubiǎo.
    I lost the watch.
  • 它不是手表。
    Tā bùshì shǒubiǎo.
    It’s not a watch.
  • 这块手表很准。
    Zhè kuài shǒubiǎo hěn zhǔn.
    This watch keeps correct time.
  • 我的手表不准。
    Wǒ de shǒubiǎo bù zhǔn.
    My watch is not correct.
  • 你的手表在哪儿?
    Nǐ de shǒubiǎo zài nǎ’er?
    Where’s your watch?

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 shou

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
hsk 2 biao

表 (biǎo): wrist or pocket watch

  •  (máo): fur
  •  (yī): cloth

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 表

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 表达(biǎo dá):  to voice (an opinion); to express; to convey
  • 表面(biǎo miàn):  surface; face; outside; appearance
  • 表明(biǎo míng):  to make clear; to make known; to state clearly; to indicate; known
  • 表情(biǎo qíng):  (facial) expression; to express one’s feelings; expression
  • 表现(biǎo xiàn):  to show; to show off; to display; to manifest; expression; manifestation; show; display; performance (at work, etc.)
  • 代表(dài biǎo):  representative; delegate; to represent; to stand for; on behalf of; in the name of; CL: 位(wèi),個|个(gè), 名(míng)
  • 发表(fā biǎo):  to publish; to issue; to put out; to issue (a statement); 

HSK 6 Word List

  • 表决(biǎo jué):  decide by vote; vote
  • 表态(biǎo tài):  to declare one’s position; to say where one stands
  • 表彰(biǎo zhāng):  to honor; to cite (in dispatches); cite (in dispatches); commend
  • 外表(wài biǎo):  external; outside; outward appearance

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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