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刮风 guā fēng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

刮风 (guā fēng) English Meaning

  • to be windy

Traditional Characters: 刮風

刮 is only found in HSK 3.

风 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 已经刮风两天了。
    Yǐjīng guā fēng liǎng tiānle.
    It has been windy for two days.
  • 它在刮风的时候一动也不动,你没有觉得奇怪吗?
    Tā zài guā fēng de shíhòu yīdòng yě bù dòng, nǐ méiyǒu juédé qíguài ma?
    Didn’t you wonder why it never fluttered or moved when the wind blew? 
  • 刮风了,要下雨了。
    Guā fēngle, yào xià yǔle.
    It is windy, it’s going to rain.
  • 外面在刮风。
    Wàimiàn zài guā fēng.
    Wind is blowing outside. 
  • A:但是,据说今天下午又要转阴刮风了。
    A:  Dànshì, jùshuō jīntiān xiàwǔ yòu yào zhuǎn yīn guā fēngle.
    A:  But it’s supposed to get cloudy and windy again this afternoon.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 gua

刮 (guā): to scrape; to blow; to shave; to plunder; to extort

  • 舌 (shé): tongue
  • 刂 (dāo): knife
hsk 3 feng

风 (fēng): wind; news; style; custom; manner; CL: 陣|阵(zhèn), 絲|丝(sī)

  •  (fēng): wind

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 风

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 风格(fēng gé): style; maneer; mode
  • 风景(fēng jǐng): scenery; landscape; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 风俗(fēng sú): social custom; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 风险(fēng xiǎn): risk; venture; hazard
  • 麦克风(mài kè fēng): microphone (loanword)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 风暴(fēng bào): storm; violent commotion; fig. crisis (e.g. revolution, uprising, financial crisis, etc.)
  • 风度(fēng dù): elegance (for men); elegant demeanor; grace; poise
  • 风光(fēng guāng): scene; view; sight; landscape; to be well-regarded; to be well-off; grand (topolect); impressive (topolect)
  • 风气(fēng qì): general mood; atmosphere; common practice
  • 风趣(fēng qù): humor; wit; humorous; witty
  • 风土人情(fēng tǔrén qíng): local conditions and customs (idiom)
  • 风味(fēng wèi): local flavor; local style
  • 台风(tái fēng): hurricane; typhoon
  • 威风(wēi fēng): might; awe-inspiring authority; impressive
  • 一帆风顺(yì fān fēng shùn): single sail, gentle wind (idiom); plain sailing; to go smoothly
  • 作风(zuò fēng): style of work; way; style
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