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游泳 yóu yǒng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

游泳 (yóu yǒng) English Meaning

  • swim

Traditional Characters: 遊泳

游 forms words in:

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

泳 is only found in HSK 2.

Sample Sentences

  • 他会游泳。
    Tā huì yóuyǒng.
    He knows how to swim.
  • 我会游泳。
    Wǒ huì yóuyǒng.
    I can swim.
  • 他喜欢游泳。
    Tā xǐhuān yóuyǒng.
    He likes to swim.
  • 我想去游泳。
    Wǒ xiǎng qù yóuyǒng.
    I want to go for a swim.
  • 他不会游泳。
    Tā bù huì yóuyǒng.
    He doesn’t know how to swim.
  • 你会游泳吗?
    Nǐ huì yóuyǒng ma?
    Can you swim?

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 you

游 (yóu): to walk; to tour; to roam; to travel

  •  (shui): water
  •  (fāng): square, direction
  • : unidentified strokes
  •  (zi): child
hsk 2 yong

泳 (yǒng): swimming; to swim

  •  (shui): water
  •  (yǒng): forever; always; perpetual

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 游

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 游览(yóu lǎn):  to go sight-seeing; to tour; to visit; CL:  次(cì)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 上游(shàng yóu):  upper reaches; advanced position

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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