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照片 zhào piàn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

照片 (zhào piàn) English Meaning

  • photo
  • photograph
  • picture

Traditional Characters: 照片

照 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

片 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (zhāng)
  • (tào)
  • (fú)

Sample Sentences

  • 照片是他拍的。
    Zhàopiàn shì tā pāi de.
    The picture was taken by him.
  • 这张照片真漂亮!
    Zhè zhāng zhàopiàn zhēn piàoliang!
    What a beautiful picture!
  • 我想要你的照片。
    Wǒ xiǎng yào nǐ de zhàopiàn.
    I would like your picture.
  • 那是我的照片吗?
    Nà shì wǒ de zhàopiàn ma?
    Is that a picture of me?
  • 请看看这张照片。
    Qǐng kàn kàn zhè zhāng zhàopiàn.
    Please take a look at this picture.
  • 他的照片上了报。
    Tā de zhàopiàn shàngle bào.
    His picture was in the newspaper.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

照 (zhào): according to; in accordance with; to shine; to illuminate; to reflect; to look at (one's reflection); to take (a photo); photo; as requested; as before

  • 昭(zhāo): bright; clear; manifest; to show clearly
  • 灬(biāo): fire, legs

片 (piàn): thin piece; flake; a slice; film; TV play; to slice; to carve thin; partial; incomplete; one-sided; classifier for slices, tablets, tract of land, area of water; classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs etc; used with numeral 一(yī): classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound, etc.

  •  (piàn): slice

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 照

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 按照(àn zhào): according to; in accordance with; in the light of; on the basis of
  • 照(zhào): according to; in accordance with; to shine; to illuminate; to reflect; to look at (one’s reflection); to take (a photo); photo; as requested; as before

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 片

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 动画片 (dòng huà piān): cartoon; animation
  • 名片 (míng piàn): (business) card
  •  (piàn): thin piece; flake; a slice; film; TV play; to slice; to carve thin; partial; incomplete; one-sided; classifier for slices, tablets, tract of land, area of water; classifier for CDs, movies, DVDs, etc.; used with numeral (yi1): classifier for scenario, scene, feeling, atmosphere, sound, etc.
  • 片面 (piàn miàn): unilateral; one-sided

HSK 6 Word List

  • 片断 (piàn duàn ): section; fragment; segment;
  • 片刻 (piàn kè): short period of time; a moment
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