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感冒 gǎn mào: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

感冒 (gǎn mào) English Meaning

  • to catch cold
  • (common) cold

Traditional Characters: 感冒

感 forms words in:

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冒 forms words in:

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Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (cì)

Sample Sentences

  • 很容易感冒。
    Hěn róngyì gǎnmào.
    It’s easy to catch a cold.
  • 她易患感冒。
    Tā yì huàn gǎnmào.
    She was susceptible to colds.
  • 我常常感冒。
    Wǒ chángcháng gǎnmào.
    I often catch colds.
  • 我得了重感冒。
    Wǒ déliǎo zhòng gǎnmào.
    I have caught a bad cold.
  • 他经常患感冒。
    Tā jīngcháng huàn gǎnmào.
    He often suffers from colds.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 gan

感 (gǎn): to feel; to move; to touch; to affect; feeling; emotion; (suffix) sense of ~

  • 咸 (xián): salted; salty; stingy; miserly;
  • 戌 (xū): 11th earthly branch: 7-9 p.m., 9th solar month (8th October-6th November), year of the Dog;
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 心 (xīn): heart
hsk 3 mao

冒 (mào): to emit; to give off; to send out (or up, forth); brave; bold; to cover; to act under false pretences

  • 冃 (mào): old variant of 帽(mao4); hat; cap;
  • 冂 (jiōng): scope
  • 二 (èr): two
  • 目 (mù): eye

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 感

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 感动(gǎn dòng): to move (somebody); to touch (somebody emotionally); moving
  • 感觉(gǎn jué): to feel; to become aware of; feeling; sense; perception; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 感情(gǎn qíng): feeling; emotion; sensation; likes and dislikes; deep affection for somebody or something; relationship (i.e. love affair); CL: 個|个(gè), 种(zhǒng)
  • 感谢(gǎn xiè): (express) thanks; gratitude; grateful; thankful; thanks

HSK 5 Word List

  • 感激(gǎn jī): to express thanks; grateful; moved to gratitude
  • 感受(gǎn shòu): to sense; perception; to feel (through the senses); a feeling; an impression; an experience
  • 感想(gǎn xiǎng): impressions; reflections; thoughts; CL: 通(tòng), 個|个(gè)
  • 敏感(mǐn gǎn): sensitive; susceptible; politically sensitive (pretext for censorship)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 反感(fǎn gǎn): to be disgusted with; to dislike; bad reaction; antipathy
  • 感慨(gǎn kǎi): lament; with a tinge of emotion or regret
  • 感染(gǎn rǎn): infection; to infect; to influence
  • 灵感(líng gǎn): inspiration; insight; a burst of creativity in scientific or artistic endeavor
  • 性感(xìng gǎn): sex appeal; eroticism; sexuality; sexy

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 冒

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 冒险(mào xiǎn): to take risks; to take chances; foray; adventure

HSK 6 Word List

  • 冒充(mào chōng): to feign; to pretend to be; to pass oneself off as
  • 冒犯 (mào fàn ): to offend

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