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文化 wén huà: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

文化 (wén huà) English Meaning

  • culture
  • civilization
  • cultural

Traditional Characters: 文化

文 forms words in:

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化 forms words in:

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Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (ge)
  • (zhǒng)

Sample Sentences

  • 他没多少文化修养。
    Tā méi duōshǎo wénhuà xiūyǎng.
    He is a man of little culture.
  • 我了解了很多希腊的文化。
    Wǒ liǎojiěle hěnduō xīlà de wénhuà.
    I learned a lot about Greek culture.
  • 很多芬兰人对文化感兴趣。
    Hěnduō fēnlán rén duì wénhuà gǎn xìngqù.
    Many Finns are interested in culture.
  • 学生们在探讨语言和文化。
    Xuéshēngmen zài tàntǎo yǔyán hé wénhuà.
    The students are talking about language and culture.
  • 文化区与语言区基本重合。
    Wénhuà qū yǔ yǔyán qū jīběn chónghé.
    The cultural area and the language area essentially coincident.
  • 我们得益于希腊文化之处甚多。
    Wǒmen dé yì yú xīlà wénhuà zhī chù shén duō.
    We owe much to Greek culture.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

文 (wén): language; culture; writing; formal; literary; gentle; (old) classifier for coins; Kangxi radical 118

  • (wén): writing

化 (huà): to make into; to change into; -ization; to ... -ize; to transform; abbreviation for 化學|化学(huà xué)

  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 匕 (bǐ): spoon / man overthrown

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 文

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 文章(wén zhāng): article; essay; literary works; writings; hidden meaning; CL: 篇(piān), 段(duan4), 页(yè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 化

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 化学(huà xué): chemistry; chemical
  • 消化(xiāo huà): digest; digestion; digestive

HSK 6 Word List

  • 多元化(duō yuán huà): diversification; pluralism; to diversify
  • 恶化(è huà): worsen
  • 二氧化碳(èr yǎng huà tàn): carbon dioxide; CO2
  • 化肥(huà féi): fertilizer
  • 化石(huà shí): fossil
  • 化验(huà yàn): laboratory test; chemical experiment; assay
  • 化妆(huà zhuāng): to put on make-up
  • 简化(jiǎn huà): simplify
  • 进化(jìn huà): evolution; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 潜移默化(qián yí mò huà): imperceptible influence; to influence secretly
  • 融化(róng huà): to melt; to thaw; to dissolve; to blend into; to combine; to fuse
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