中间 zhōng jiān: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

中间 (zhōng jiān) English Meaning

  • between
  • intermediate
  • mid
  • middle

Traditional Characters: 中間

中 forms words in:

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

间 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 路中间有一辆卡车。
    Lù zhōngjiān yǒu yī liàng kǎchē.
    A truck was sitting in the middle of the road.
  • 马站在大车车辕中间。
    Mǎ zhàn zài dà chē chēyuán zhōngjiān.
    The horse stood between the shafts of the carriage.
  • 老虎躺在笼子的中间。
    Lǎohǔ tǎng zài lóngzi de zhōngjiān.
    The tiger laid in the middle of the cage.
  • 我坐在汤姆和约翰中间。
    Wǒ zuò zài tāngmǔ hé yuēhàn zhōngjiān.
    I sat between Tom and John.
  • 床单的中间部分磨薄了。
    Chuángdān de zhōngjiān bùfèn mó báole.
    The sheets have worn thin in the middle.
  • 你坐在Meg和我的中间。
    Nǐ zuò zài Meg hé wǒ de zhōngjiān.
    You are sitting between Meg and me.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

中 (zhōng): within; among; in; middle; center; while (doing something); during; (dialect) OK; all right

  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 丨 (gǔn): line

间 (jiān): between; among; within a definite time or space; room; section of a room or lateral space between two pairs of pillars; classifier for rooms

  •  (mén): gate
  •  (rì): sun

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 中

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 间

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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