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新闻 xīn wén: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

新闻 (xīn wén) English Meaning

  • news

Traditional Characters: 新聞

新 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

闻 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (tiáo)
  • (ge)

Sample Sentences

  • 你听到新闻了吗?
    Nǐ tīng dào xīnwénle ma?
    Did you hear the news?
  • 我们正点播报新闻。
    Wǒmen zhèngdiǎn bōbào xīnwén.
    We broadcast news on the hour.
  • 他听收音机是为了收听新闻。
    Tā tīng shōuyīnjī shì wèile shōutīng xīnwén.
    He listens to the radio to hear the news.
  • 你看了关于选举的新闻了吗?
    Nǐ kànle guānyú xuǎnjǔ de xīnwénle ma?
    Have you read the news about the election?
  • 这篇新闻对我们来说很重要。
    Zhè piān xīnwén duì wǒmen lái shuō hěn zhòngyào.
    This news is important to us.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 xin

新 (xīn): new; newly; meso- (chemistry)

  • 立 (lì): standing up
  • 朩 (děng): simplified tree
  • 亲 (qīn): parent; one’s own (flesh and blood); relative; related; marriage; bride; close; intimate; in person; first-hand; in favor of; pro-; to kiss
  • 斤 (jīn): ax / 500 grams
hsk 3 wen 2

闻 (wén): to hear; news; well-known; famous; reputation; fame; to smell; to sniff at

  • 门 (mén): gate
  • 耳 (ěr): ear

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 新

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 创新(chuàng xīn):  innovation; to bring forth new ideas; to blaze new trails
  • 更新(gēng xīn):  to replace the old with new; to renew; to renovate; to upgrade; to update; to regenerate
  • 日新月异(rì xīn yuè yì):  daily renewal, monthly change (idiom); every day sees new developments; rapid progress
  • 新陈代谢(xīn chén dài xiè):  metabolism (biology); the new replaces the old (idiom)
  • 新郎(xīn láng):  bridegroom; groom
  • 新娘(xīn niáng):  bride
  • 新颖(xīn yǐng):  new bud; fig. new and original
  • 崭新(zhǎn xīn):  brand new

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 闻

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 闻(wén): to hear; news; well-known; famous; reputation; fame; to smell; to sniff at; surname Wen

HSK 6 Word List

  • 见闻(jiàn wén): what one sees and hears; knowledge; information
  • 喜闻乐见(xǐwén lè jiàn): a delight to see (idiom); an attractive spectacle
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