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夏 xià: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

夏 (xià) English Meaning

  • summer
  • the Xia or Hsia dynasty c. 2000 BC
  • Xia of the Sixteen Kingdoms (407-432)
  • surname Xia

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 夏天时,山坡上长满了花草。
    Xiàtiān shí, shānpō shàng zhǎng mǎnle huācǎo.
    The hillside is covered by grass and flowers in summer.
  • 故事发生在一个宁静的夏夜。
    Gùshì fāshēng zài yīgè níngjìng de xià yè.
    The story took place on a serene summer night.
  • 我想知道,你这个夏天干了些什么?
    Wǒ xiǎng zhīdào, nǐ zhège xiàtiān gān le xiē shénme?
    I want to know what you did this summer.
  • 在晴朗的夏夜可以看到天上的星云。
    Zài qínglǎng de xià yè kěyǐ kàn dào tiānshàng de xīngyún.
    You can see nebulae in the clear summer sky.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 xia
  • 丆: *
  • 目 (mù): eye
  • 頁 (yè): Trad. head
  • 夊 (suī): go slowly

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 夏

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 夏令营(xià lìng yíng): summer camp
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