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作业 zuò yè: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

作业 (zuò yè) English Meaning

  • school assignment
  • homework
  • work
  • task
  • operation
  • to operate
  • CL: 個|个(gè)

Traditional Characters: 作業

作 character forms words in:

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

业 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (ge)

Sample Sentences

  • 帮我做作业吧。
    Bāng wǒ zuò zuo yè ba.
    Help me with my homework, please.
  • 我不喜欢作业。
    Wǒ bù xǐhuān zuòyè.
    I don’t like homework.
  • 你做完作业了吗?
    Nǐ zuò wán zuòyèle ma?
    Have you finished your homework?
  • 汤姆不喜欢做作业。
    Tāngmǔ bù xǐhuān zuò zuo yè.
    Tom doesn’t like doing homework.
  • 我有很多作业要做。
    Wǒ yǒu hěnduō zuòyè yào zuò.
    I have a lot of homework to do.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

作 (zuò): to do; to grow; to write or compose; to pretend; to regard as; to feel; writings or works

  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 乍 (zhà): at first; suddenly; abruptly; to spread; (of hair) to stand on end; bristling

业 (yè): line of business; industry; occupation; job; employment; school studies; enterprise; property; (Buddhism) karma; deed; to engage in; already

  • (yī): one
  • : unidentified strokes

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 作

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 作业(zuò yè):  school assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate; CL:   個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 业

HSK 3 Word List

  • 作业(zuò yè): school assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

  • 毕业(bì yè): to graduate; graduation; to finish school
  • 职业(zhí yè): occupation; profession; vocation; professional
  • 专业(zhuān yè): specialty; specialized field; main field of study (at university); major; professional; CL: 门(mén), 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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