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嘴 zuǐ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

嘴 (zuǐ) English Meaning

  • mouth
  • beak
  • nozzle
  • spout (of teapot, etc.)
  • CL: 張|张(zhāng), 個|个(gè)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (zhāng)
  • (ge)

Sample Sentences

  • 把嘴张开!
    Bǎ zuǐ zhāng kāi!
    Open your mouth.
  • 你应该闭上你的嘴。
    Nǐ yīnggāi bì shàng nǐ de zuǐ.
    You should keep your mouth shut.
  • 我们的狗喜欢用嘴接饼干。
    Wǒmen de gǒu xǐhuān yòng zuǐ jiē bǐnggān.
    Our dog likes catching biscuits in its mouth.
  • 闭上你的嘴,没人要你说话!
    Bì shàng nǐ de zuǐ, méi rén yào nǐ shuōhuà!
    Shut your mouth, nobody asked you!
  • 他把杯子举到嘴边,一饮而尽。
    Tā bǎ bēizi jǔ dào zuǐ biān, yī yǐn ér jǐn.
    He raised the glass to his mouth and drank it all in one shot.
  • 她捂着嘴,笑得跟个小女生似的。
    Tā wǔzhe zuǐ, xiào dé gēn gè xiǎo nǚshēng shì de.
    She laughed the way schoolgirls do, with her hand over her mouth.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 zui
  • (kǒu): mouth
  • (zī): number 21 of the 28 constellations 二十八宿, approx. Orion 猎户座

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 嘴

HSK 3 Word List

  • 嘴(zuǐ): mouth; beak; spout (of teapot, etc.); CL: 张(zhāng), 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 嘴唇(zuǐchún): lip; CL: 片(piàn)
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