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身体 shēn tǐ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

身体 (shēn tǐ) English Meaning

  • (human) body
  • health

Traditional Characters: 身體

身 forms words in:

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

体 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • 個|个 (gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 他的身体很好。
    Tā de shēntǐ hěn hǎo.
    He is in good health.
  • 吸烟对身体有害。
    Xīyān duì shēntǐ yǒuhài.
    Smoking is bad for your  health.
  • 拉起被单盖住身体。
    Lā qǐ bèidān gài zhù shēntǐ.
    Pull the sheet over the body.
  • 他猛击对手的身体。
    Tā měng jī duìshǒu de shēntǐ.
    He punished his opponent with fierce body punches.
  • 我父亲身体很健康。
    Wǒ fùqīn shēntǐ hěn jiànkāng.
    My father is in good health.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 shen

身 (shēn): body; life; oneself; personally; one's morality and conduct; the main part of a structure or body; pregnant; classifier for sets of clothes: suit, twinset; Kangxi radical 158

  •  (shēn): body

hsk 2 ti

体 (tǐ): form; style; body; system

  •  (rén): man
  •  (běn): roots or stems of plants; origin; source; this; the current; root; foundation; basis; classifier for books, periodicals, files etc.; originally

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 身

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 健身(jiàn shēn ):  to exercise; to keep fit; to work out; physical exercise; 
  • 身材(shēn cái):  stature; build (height and weight); figure
  • 身份(shēn fèn):  status; capacity; dignity; position; rank; identity
  • 随身(suí shēn):  to (carry) on one’s person; to (take) with one

HSK 6 Word List

  • 本身(běn shēn):  in itself; per se; itself
  • 出身(chū shēn):  family background; class origin
  • 动身(dòng shēn):  go on a journey; leave
  • 浑身(hún shēn):  all over; from head to foot
  • 终身(zhōng shēn):  lifelong; all one’s life; marriage

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 体

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 集体(jí tǐ):  collective; social; team; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 具体(jù tǐ):  concrete; definite; specific
  • 媒体(méi tǐ):  media, esp. news media
  • 体会(tǐhuì):  to know (through learning or by experience); to realize; experience; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 体贴(tǐtiē):  considerate (of other people’s needs)
  • 体现(tǐxiàn):  to embody; to reflect; to incarnate
  • 体验(tǐyàn):  to experience for oneself
  • 整体(zhěng tǐ):  whole entity; entire body; synthesis; as a whole (situation, construction, team, etc.); global; macrocosm; integral; holistic; whole

HSK 6 Word List

  • 大体(dà tǐ):  in general; more or less; in rough terms; basically; on the whole
  • 繁体字(fán tǐzì):  traditional Chinese character
  • 個|个(gè)体(gè tǐ):  individual
  • 固体(gù tǐ):  solid
  • 简体字(jiǎn tǐzì):  simplified Chinese character, as opposed to traditional Chinese character 繁体字(fan2 ti3 zi4)
  • 解体(jiě tǐ):  to break up into components; to disintegrate; to collapse; to crumble
  • 立体(lì tǐ):  three-dimensional; solid; stereoscopic
  • 尸体(shī tǐ):  dead body; corpse; carcass; CL:  具(jù)
  • 体裁(tǐcái ):  genre; style; form of writing
  • 体积(tǐjī):  volume; bulk; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 体谅(tǐliàng):  to empathize; to allow (for something); to show understanding; to appreciate
  • 体面(tǐmiàn):  dignity; face (as in ‘losing face’); honorable; creditable; pretty
  • 体系(tǐxì):  system; setup; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 团体(tuán tǐ):  group; organization; team; CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 液体(yè tǐ):  liquid

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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