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旧 jiù: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

旧 (jiù) English Meaning

  • old
  • opposite: new 新(xīn)
  • former
  • worn (with age)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 那本书很旧。
    Nà běn shū hěn jiù.
    That book is very old.
  • 这是台旧设备。
    Zhè shì tái jiù shèbèi.
    This is an old device.
  • 旧房大都潮湿。
    Jiù fáng dàdū cháoshī.
    Old houses are often damp.
  • 这是陈年旧信。
    Zhè shì chén nián jiù xìn.
    This is an old letter.
  • 约翰喜欢拆卸旧钟。
    Yuēhàn xǐhuān chāixiè jiù zhōng.
    John enjoys taking old clocks apart.
  • 他的房子又小又旧。
    Tā de fángzi yòu xiǎo yòu jiù.
    His house was small and old.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 jiu 4
  • 丨(gǔn): line
  • 日(rì): sun

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 旧

HSK 3 Word List

  • 旧(jiù): old; opposite: new 新; former; worn (with age)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 陈旧(chén jiù): old-fashioned
  • 仍旧(réng jiù): still (remaining); to remain (the same); yet
  • 依旧(yī jiù): as before; still
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