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渴 kě: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

渴 (kě) English Meaning

  • thirsty

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 我很渴。
    Wǒ hěn kě.
    I’m very thirsty.
  • 我渴了。
    Wǒ kěle.
    I’m thirsty.
  • 你渴吗?
    Nǐ kě ma?
    Are you thirsty?
  • 我喝水因为我渴了。
    Wǒ hē shuǐ yīnwèi wǒ kěle.
    I drink water because I am thirsty.
  • 那个囗渴的人渴喝水。
    Nàgè wéi kě de rén kě hē shuǐ.
    The thirsty man craved water.
  • 我渴得要命。
    Wǒ kě dé yàomìng.
    I’m dying of thirst.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 ke 3
  • (shui): water
  • (yuē): to say
  • (gài): beggar
  • (hé): why; how; when; what; where

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 渴

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 渴望(kě wàng): to thirst for; to long for
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