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干净 gān jìng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

干净 (gān jìng) English Meaning

  • neat and tidy
  • clean

Traditional Characters: 幹淨

干 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

净 is only found in HSK 3.

Sample Sentences

  • 浴室干净吗?
    Yùshì gānjìng ma?
    Is the bath clean?
  • 你的手干净吗?
    Nǐ de shǒu gānjìng ma?
    Are your hands clean?
  • 小屋干净又整洁。
    Xiǎowū gānjìng yòu zhěngjié.
    The cottage was clean and tidy.
  • 把你的牙刷干净。
    Bǎ nǐ de yáshuā gānjìng.
    Brush your teeth clean.
  • 你的房间真干净。
    Nǐ de fángjiān zhēn gānjìng.
    Your room is really clean.
  • 这张桌子是干净的。
    Zhè zhāng zhuōzi shì gānjìng de.
    This table is clean.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 gan

干 (gàn): tree trunk; main part of sth; to manage; to work; to do; capable; cadre; to kill (slang); to f**k (vulgar)

  • (gàn): dry
hsk 3 jing

净 (jìng): clean; completely; only; net (income, exports etc); (Chinese opera) painted face male role

  • 冫 (bīng): ice
  • 争 (zhēng): to strive for; to vie for; to argue or debate; deficient or lacking (dialect); how or what (literary)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 干

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 干脆(gān cuì): straightforward; clear-cut; blunt (e.g. statement); you might as well; simply
  • 干燥(gān zào): to dry (of weather, paint, cement, etc.); desiccation; dull; uninteresting; arid
  • 干活儿(gàn huó r): to work manually; manual labor
  • 能干(néng gàn): capable; competent

HSK 6 Word List

  • 才干(cái gàn): ability; competence
  • 干旱(gān hàn): drought; arid; dry
  • 干扰(gān rǎo): to interfere; obstruction
  • 干涉(gān shè): to interfere; to meddle; interference
  • 干预(gān yù): to meddle; to intervene; intervention
  • 干劲(gàn jìn): enthusiasm for doing something
  • 骨干(gǔgàn): diaphysis (long segment of a bone); fig. backbone
  • 若干(ruò gān): a certain number or amount; how many?; how much?

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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