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踢足球 tī zú qiú: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

踢足球 (tī zú qiú) English Meaning

  • play soccer (football)

Traditional Characters: 踢足球

踢 is only found in HSK 2.

足 forms words in:

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

球 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 去踢足球吧。
    Qù tī zúqiú ba.
    Let’s play soccer.
  • 我会踢足球。
    Wǒ huì tī zúqiú.
    I can play soccer.
  • 你踢足球吗?
    Nǐ tī zúqiú ma?
    Do you play soccer?
  • 他喜欢踢足球。
    Tā xǐhuān tī zúqiú.
    He likes to play football.
  • 我们喜欢踢足球。
    Wǒmen xǐhuān tī zúqiú.
    We like to play soccer.
  • 我现在正在踢足球。
    Wǒ xiàn zài zhèngzài tī zúqiú.
    I am playing football now.

Stroke Order & Character Components

踢 (tī): to kick; to play (e.g. soccer)

  •  (zú): foot
  •  (rì): sun
  •  (yì): easy; amiable; to change; to exchange
  •  (wù): do not

足 (zú): foot; to be sufficient; ample

  •  (zú): foot

球 (qiú): ball; sphere; globe; CL:個|个(gè); ball game; match; CL:場|场(chǎng)

  •  (yù): jade
  •  (qiú): to seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech
  •  (yī): one
  •  (zhǔ): stroke
  •  (shuǐ): water

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 足

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 不足(bù zú):  insufficient; lacking; deficiency; not enough; inadequate; not worth; cannot; should not
  • 满足(mǎn zú):  to satisfy; to meet (the needs of)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 充足(chōng zú):  adequate; sufficient; abundant
  • 画蛇添足(huà shé tiān zú):  draw legs on a snake (idiom); fig. to ruin the effect by adding something superfluous; to overdo it
  • 举足轻重(jǔzú qīng zhòng):  a foot’s move sways the balance (idiom); to hold the balance of power; to play the decisive role
  • 立足(lì zú):  to stand; to have a footing; to be established; to base oneself on
  • 十足(shí zú):  ample; complete; hundred percent; a pure shade (of some color)
  • 微不足道(wēi bù zú dào):  negligible; insignificant
  • 知足常乐(zhī zú cháng lè):  satisfied with what one has (idiom)
  • 足以(zú yǐ):  sufficient to…; so much so that; so that

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 球

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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