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其实 qí shí: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

其实 (qí shí) English Meaning

  • actually
  • in fact
  • really

Traditional Characters: 其實

其 forms words in:

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

实 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 其实没有发生。
    Qíshí méiyǒu fāshēng.
    It didn’t actually happen.
  • 其实他没去过美国。
    Qíshí tā méi qùguò měiguó.
    He hasn’t actually been to America.
  • 其实,他也爱着她。
    Qíshí, tā yě àizhe tā.
    In fact, he too loved her.
  • 我不太喜欢他,其实我讨厌他。
    Wǒ bù tài xǐhuān tā, qíshí wǒ tǎoyàn tā.
    I don’t really like him, in fact, I hate him.
  • 别看种菜没啥,其实大有学问。
    Bié kàn zhòng cài méi shà, qíshí dà yǒu xuéwèn.
    Growing vegetables looks easy, but actually it takes a lot of learning.
  • 汤姆其实并不懒,相反他很勤奋。
    Tāngmǔ qíshí bìng bù lǎn, xiāngfǎn tā hěn qínfèn.
    Tom is not a lazy boy. As a matter of fact, he works hard.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

其 (qí): his; her; its; their; that; such; it (refers to something preceding it)

  • : unidentified strokes
  • (bā): eight / separate

实 (shí): real; true; honest; really; solid; fruit; seed; definitely

  • (mián): roof
  • (tóu): head; hair style; the top; end; beginning or end; a stub; remnant; chief; boss; side; aspect; first; leading; classifier for pigs or livestock; CL: 個|個|个(gè)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 其

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 实

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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