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个子 gè zi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

个子 (gè zi) English Meaning

  • height
  • stature
  • build
  • size

Traditional Characters: 個子

个 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

子 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 她个子高,能看到墙的那一边。
    Tā gèzi gāo, néng kàn dào qiáng dì nà yībiān.
    She can see over the wall because of her height.
  • 他个子小但身体很健康。
    Tā gèzi xiǎo dàn shēntǐ hěn jiànkāng.
    He was small and healthily built.
  • 我们班属小李的个子最高。
    Wǒmen bān shǔ xiǎo lǐ de gèzi zuìgāo.
    Xiaoli is the tallest in our class.
  • 班个子太矮了,拿不到桌子上的书。
    Bān gèzi tài ǎile, ná bù dào zhuōzi shàng de shū.
    Ben is so short that he cannot get at that book on the table.
  • 辛迪个子很小,只到我的胸脯那么高。
    Xīn dí gèzi hěn xiǎo, zhǐ dào wǒ de xiōngpú nàme gāo.
    Cindy is small and just comes up to my chest.
  • 一个个子矮小的男人偷偷摸摸地走到他身边,把一张纸塞到他手里。
    Yīgè gèzi ǎixiǎo de nánrén tōutōumōmō dì zǒu dào tā shēnbiān, bǎ yī zhāng zhǐ sāi dào tā shǒu lǐ.
    A small man sidled up to him and pressed a piece of paper into his hand.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

个 (gè): general classifier for people or objects; individual; this; that; size

  • 人 (rén): man
  • 丨 (gǔn): line

子 (zi): (noun suffix); child; small thing

 (zi): child

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 个

HSK 1 Word List

  • 个(gè): classifier for people or objects in general; individual; this; that; size

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 子

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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