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公斤 gōng jīn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

公斤 (gōng jīn) English Meaning

  • kilogram (kg)

Traditional Characters: 公斤

公 forms words in:

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

斤 is only found in HSK 3.

Sample Sentences

  • 一公斤等于一千克。
    Yī gōngjīn děngyú yī qiānkè.
    One kilogram equals 1000 grams.
  • 米以公斤为单位来出售。
    Mǐ yǐ gōngjīn wèi dānwèilái chūshòu.
    Rice is sold by the kilogram.
  • 他是80公斤。
    Tā shì 80 gōngjīn.
    He weighs 80 kilos.
  • 他比我重十公斤。
    Tā bǐ wǒ zhòng shí gōngjīn.
    He outweighs me by 10 kilos.
  • 我想要两公斤苹果。
    Wǒ xiǎng yào liǎng gōngjīn píngguǒ.
    I’d like two kilos of apples.
  • 她体重为60公斤。
    Tā tǐzhòng wèi 60 gōngjīn.
    She weighs 60 kilos.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

公 (gōng): public; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位(wǔ děng jué wèi); honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; male (animal)

  •  (bā): eight / separate
  •  (sī): secret

斤 (jīn): weight equal to 0.5 kg; catty

 (jīn): ax / 500 grams

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 公

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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