洗手间 (xǐ shǒu jiān) English Meaning
Traditional Characters: 洗手間
洗 forms words in:
手 forms words in:
间 forms words in:
Wǒ kěyǐ qù xǐshǒujiān ma?
May I go to the restroom?
Qǐngwèn xǐshǒujiān zài nǎ’er?
Where is the restroom, please?
Nín néng gàosù wǒ xǐshǒujiān zài nǎ’er ma?
Can you tell me where the toilets are?
Xià yīgè guǎnggào shíjiān, wǒ yào shàng xǐshǒujiān.
I am going to the bathroom during the next commercial.
Stroke Order & Character Components
洗 (xǐ): to wash; to bathe; to develop (photo)
- 氵 (shui): water
- 先 (xiān): first; early; prior; former; in advance
手 (shǒu): hand; (formal) to hold; person engaged in certain types of work; person skilled in certain types of work; personal(ly); convenient; classifier for skill; CL: 雙|双(shuāng),隻|只(zhī)
- 手(shǒu): hand
间 (jiān): between; among; within a definite time or space; room; section of a room or lateral space between two pairs of pillars; classifier for rooms
- 门 (mén): gate
- 日 (rì): sun
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 手
- 手表(shǒu biǎo): wrist watch; CL: 块(kuài), 只(zhī), 個|个(gè)
- 手机(shǒu jī): cell phone; cellular phone; mobile phone; CL: 部(bù)
- 洗手间(xǐ shǒu jiān): toilet; lavatory; washroom
HSK 5 Word List
- 对手(duì shǒu): opponent; adversary; rival; competitor
- 分手(fēn shǒu): to part company; to split up; to break up
- 手工(shǒu gōng): handwork; manual
- 手术(shǒu shù): surgical operation; operation; surgery; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 手套(shǒu tào): glove; mitten; CL: 双(shuāng), 只(zhī)
- 手续(shǒu xù): formalities; procedures; CL: 道(dào), 個|个(gè)
- 手指(shǒu zhǐ): finger; CL: 個|个(gè), 只(zhī)
- 随手(suí shǒu): conveniently; without extra trouble; while doing it; in passing
- 握手(wò shǒu): to shake hands
HSK 6 Word List
- 爱不释手(ài bù shì shǒu): to love something too much to part with it (idiom); to fondle admiringly
- 把手(bǎshǒu): handle; grip; knob
- 不择手段(bù zé shǒu duàn): by fair means or foul; by hook or by crook; unscrupulously
- 动手(dòng shǒu): to hit with hands or fists; to start work; to touch
- 拿手(ná shǒu): expert in; good at
- 手法(shǒu fǎ): technique; trick; skill
- 手势(shǒu shì): gesture; sign; signal
- 手艺(shǒu yì): craftmanship; workmanship; handicraft; trade
- 凶手(xiōng shǒu): assailant; murderer; assassin
- 选手(xuǎn shǒu): contestant; athlete
- 助手(zhù shǒu): assistant; helper
- 着手(zhuó shǒu): to put one’s hand to it; to start out on a task; to set out
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 间
- 卫生间(wèi shēng jiān): bathroom; toilet; WC; CL: 间(jiān)
- 空间(kōng jiān): space (astronomy); CL: 個|个(gè)
- 期间(qī jiān): period of time; time; time period; period; CL: 個|个(gè)
- 间谍(jiàn dié): spy
- 间隔(jiàn gé): compartment; gap; interval; to divide
- 间接(jiàn jiē): indirect
- 民间(mín jiān): among the people; popular; folk; non-governmental; involving people rather than governments
- 人间(rén jiān): man’s world; the world
- 瞬间(shùn jiān): moment; momentary; in a flash
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word