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瘦 shòu: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

瘦 (shòu) English Meaning

  • thin
  • to lose weight
  • (of clothing) tight
  • (of meat) lean
  • (of land) unproductive

Traditional Character:  

瘦 is only found in HSK 3.

Sample Sentences

  • 我瘦了一点。
    Wǒ shòule yīdiǎn.
    I’ve lost a little weight.
  • 汤姆最近变瘦了。
    Tāngmǔ zuìjìn biàn shòule.
    Tom has lost weight recently.
  • 说苗条比说瘦更有礼貌。
    Shuō miáotiáo bǐ shuō shòu gèng yǒu lǐmào.
    It’s more polite to say thin than skinny.
  • 这件衣服我穿腰部太瘦。
    Zhè jiàn yīfú wǒ chuān yāobù tài shòu.
    The waist is too tight for me.
  • 瘦的男人杀死了胖的男人。
    Shòu de nánrén shā sǐle pàng de nánrén.
    The thin man killed the fat man.
  • 她得了肝炎,难怪越来越瘦了。
    Tā déliǎo gānyán, nánguài yuè lái yuè shòule.
    She got hepatitis no wonder she is losing so much weight.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 shou
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