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

城市 chéng shì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

城市 (chéng shì) English Meaning

  • city
  • town

Traditional Characters: 城市

城 forms words in:

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

市 forms words in:

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (zuò)

Sample Sentences

  • 我想住在城市。
    Wǒ xiǎng zhù zài chéngshì.
    I want to live in the city.
  • 她想住在城市里。
    Tā xiǎng zhù zài chéngshì lǐ.
    She wants to live in the city.
  • 这个城市没有盗贼。
    Zhège chéngshì méiyǒu dàozéi.
    This city is free of thieves.
  • 这是他出生的城市。
    Zhè shì tā chūshēng de chéngshì.
    This is the town where he was born.
  • 这个城市真的很美!
    Zhège chéngshì zhēn de hěn měi!
    This is a really beautiful city!
  • 这个城市人口众多。
    Zhège chéngshì rénkǒu zhòngduō.
    The city has a large population.
become fluent in any language visit italki.com
Want to Practice Writing?
Check out our HSK 1 & HSK 2 Character Practice Sheets.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 cheng

城 (chéng): city walls; city; town; CL: 座(zuò), 道(dào), 個|个(gè)

  • 土 (tǔ): earth
  • 成 (chéng): to succeed; to finish; to complete; to accomplish; to become; to turn into; to be all right; OK!; one tenth
hsk 3 shi

市 (shì): market; city; CL: 個|个(gè)

  • 亠 (tóu): shelter, head
  • 巾 (jīn): turban

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 城

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 市

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 市场(shì chǎng): market place; market (also in abstract); abbreviation for 超级市场 (chāojí shìchǎng) supermarket; CL: 個|个(gè)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Scroll to Top