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电梯 diàn tī: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

电梯 (diàn tī) English Meaning

  • elevator

Traditional Characters: 電梯

电 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

梯 is only found in HSK 3.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (tái)
  • (bù)

Sample Sentences

  • 电梯在哪里?
    Diàntī zài nǎlǐ?
    Where is the elevator?
  • 电梯好像故障了。
    Diàntī hǎoxiàng gùzhàngle.
    The elevator seems to be out of order.
  • 电梯内不准吸烟。
    Diàntī nèi bù zhǔn xīyān.
    You may not smoke in the elevator.
  • 我在电梯里面闻到烟味。
    Wǒ zài diàntī lǐmiàn wén dào yān wèi.
    I smell smoke in the elevator.
  • 事故发生时,敬勿使用电梯,请使用楼梯。
    Shìgù fāshēng shí, jìng wù shǐyòng diàntī, qǐng shǐyòng lóutī.
    In an emergency, use the stairway, not the elevator.
  • 电梯将发生故障。
    Diàntī jiāng fāshēng gùzhàng.
    The lift will break down.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

电 (diàn): electric; electricity; electrical

  • (tián): field
  • (yǐn): second, hand

梯 (tī): ladder; stairs

  • 木 (mù): tree
  • 弟 (dì): younger brother; junior male; I (modest word in letter);

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 电

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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