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像 xiàng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

像 (xiàng) English Meaning

  • to resemble
  • to be like
  • to look as if
  • such as
  • appearance
  • image
  • portrait
  • image under a mapping (math.)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 忠告像盐。
    Zhōnggào xiàng yán.
    Advice is like salt.
  • 像是要打雷。
    Xiàng shì yào dǎléi.
    It looks like thunder.
  • 他像自己的母亲。
    Tā xiàng zìjǐ de mǔqīn.
    She’s like her mom.
  • 她像羔羊般温顺。
    Tā xiàng gāoyáng bān wēnshùn.
    She’s as meek as a lamb.
  • 这摸起来像丝绒。
    Zhè mō qǐlái xiàng sīróng.
    It feels like velvet.
  • 这家伙像个狐狸。
    Zhè jiāhuo xiàng gè húlí.
    This guy looks like a fox.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 xiang
  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 象 (xiàng): elephant; CL: 隻|只(zhī); shape; form; appearance; to imitate

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 像

HSK 3 Word List

  • 像(xiàng): (look) like; similar (to); appearance; to appear; to seem; image; portrait; resemble; seem

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 不像话(bú xiàng huà): unreasonable; shocking; outrageous
  • 偶像(ǒu xiàng ): idol; false god
  • 肖像(xiào xiàng): portrait
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