NEWS:  HSK 5 & HSK 6 PAGES ARE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. Stay tuned and enjoy the rest of the site, and HSK 1-4!

哭 kū: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

哭 (kū) English Meaning

  • to cry
  • to weep

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 我想哭。
    Wǒ xiǎng kū.
    I want to cry!
  • 他只是哭。
    Tā zhǐshì kū.
    He did nothing but cry.
  • 你为什么哭?
    Nǐ wèishéme kū?
    Why did you cry?
  • 不要哭。我爱你。
    Bùyào kū. Wǒ ài nǐ.
    Don’t cry. I love you.
  • 请你不要再哭啦。
    Qǐng nǐ bùyào zài kū la.
    Please don’t cry again.
  • 不要哭,她说。
    “Bùyào kū”, tā shuō.
    “Don’t cry,” she said.
Want to Practice Writing?
Check out our HSK 1 & HSK 2 Character Practice Sheets.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 ku
  • (kǒu): mouth
  • (kǒu): mouth
  • (quǎn): dog

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 哭

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 哭泣(kū qì ): to weep
Scroll to Top