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校长 xiào zhǎng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

校长 (xiào zhǎng) English Meaning

  • (college, university) president
  • headmaster

Traditional Characters: 校長

校 forms words in:

长 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.  PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced cháng in other HSK levels.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (ge)
  • (wèi)
  • (míng)

Sample Sentences

  • 校长训斥了那些男生。
    Xiàozhǎng xùnchìle nàxiē nánshēng.
    The headmaster gave the boys a scolding.
  • 校长表扬男同学服装整齐。
    Xiàozhǎng biǎoyáng nán tóngxué fúzhuāng zhěngqí.
    The headmaster praised the boys for their neat clothing.
  • 校长决定开除该生以儆效尤。
    Xiàozhǎng juédìng kāichú gāi shēng yǐ jǐng xiàoyóu.
    The headmaster decided to make an example of the pupil by expelling him from school.
  • 学生们叫嚣着要求见新校长。
    Xuéshēngmen jiàoxiāozhe yāoqiú jiàn xīn xiàozhǎng.
    The students clamored to see the new president.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

校 (xiào): school; military officer; CL: 所(suǒ)

  • 木 (mù): tree
  • 交 (jiāo): to hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)

长 (cháng): (cháng) length; long; forever; always; constantly (zhǎng) chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop; to increase; to enhance

  •  (zhǎng): long

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 校

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 长

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 校长(xiào zhǎng): (college, university) president; headmaster; CL:  個|个(gè), 位(wèi),名(míng)
  • 长(zhǎng): elder; senior; to grow; to develop; to come into being; to acquire; to enhance; to increase

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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