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新 xīn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

新 (xīn) English Meaning

  • new
  • newly
  • meso- (chemistry)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 新人新法律。
    Xīnrén xīn fǎlǜ.
    New people, new laws.
  • 那辆车十分新。
    Nà liàng chē shífēn xīn.
    That car is quite new.
  • 新矿正在开发。
    Xīn kuàng zhèngzài kāifā.
    New mines are opening up.
  • 出现了新困难。
    Chūxiànle xīn kùnnán.
    A new difficulty has arisen.
  • 我们有新邻居。
    Wǒmen yǒu xīn línjū.
    We have a new neighbor.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 xin
  •  (lì): standing up
  •  (děng): simplified tree
  •  (qīn): parent; one’s own (flesh and blood); relative; related; marriage; bride; close; intimate; in person; first-hand; in favor of; pro-; to kiss
  •  (jīn): ax / 500 grams

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 新

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 创新(chuàng xīn):  innovation; to bring forth new ideas; to blaze new trails
  • 更新(gēng xīn):  to replace the old with new; to renew; to renovate; to upgrade; to update; to regenerate
  • 日新月异(rì xīn yuè yì):  daily renewal, monthly change (idiom); every day sees new developments; rapid progress
  • 新陈代谢(xīn chén dài xiè):  metabolism (biology); the new replaces the old (idiom)
  • 新郎(xīn láng):  bridegroom; groom
  • 新娘(xīn niáng):  bride
  • 新颖(xīn yǐng):  new bud; fig. new and original
  • 崭新(zhǎn xīn):  brand new

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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