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几乎 jī hū: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

几乎 (jī hū) English Meaning

  • almost
  • nearly
  • practically

Traditional Characters: 幾乎

几 forms words in:

乎 forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 我几乎忘记了。
    Wǒ jīhū wàngjìle.
    I almost forgot it.
  • 他几乎破产了。
    Tā jīhū pòchǎnle.
    He is practically ruined.
  • 他几乎每天都来。
    Tā jīhū měitiān dū lái.
    He comes here almost every day.
  • 盒子几乎是空的。
    Hézi jīhū shì kōng de.
    The box is almost empty.
  • 几乎没人相信她。
    Jīhū méi rén xiāngxìn tā.
    Almost no one believes her.
  • 我几乎钓到了鱼。
    Wǒ jīhū diào dàole yú.
    I almost caught the fish.
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几 (jǐ): how much; how many; several; a few

  • (jǐ): table
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乎 (hū): (classical particle similar to 於|于 "yú") in; at; from; because; than; (classical final particle similar to 嗎|吗(ma), 吧(ba), 呢(ne), expressing question, doubt or astonishment)

  • 丿(piě): oblique
  • -: unidentified strokes

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 几

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

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Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 乎

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 似乎(sì hū): apparently; to seem; to appear; as if; seemingly
  • 在乎(zài hu): to care about; to mind; determined by
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