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种 zhǒng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

种 (zhǒng) English Meaning

  • seed
  • species
  • kind
  • type
  • classifier for types, kinds, sorts

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 你认为我是哪种女人?
    Nǐ rènwéi wǒ shì nǎ zhǒng nǚrén?
    What kind of woman do you think I am?
  • 雌蕊是花结种的一部分。
    Cīruǐ shì huā jiē zhǒng de yībùfèn.
    The pistil is the seed-producing part of the flower.
  • 土太干了,不能种东西。
    Tǔ tài gànle, bùnéng zhǒng dōngxī.
    The soil is too dry for planting.
  • 对我们来说金钱是种诱惑物。
    Duì wǒmen lái shuō jīnqián shì zhǒng yòuhuò wù.
    Money is a kind of allurement for us.
  • 这个地区有两种类型的岩石。
    Zhège dìqū yǒu liǎng zhǒng lèixíng de yánshí.
    There are two types of rocks in this area.
  • 这两种类型的狗可以杂交繁殖。
    Zhè liǎng zhǒng lèixíng de gǒu kěyǐ zájiāo fánzhí.
    These two types of dog can be interbred.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 zhong 3

禾 (hé): grain

中 (zhōng): within; among; in; middle; center; while (doing something); during; (dialect) OK; all right

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 种

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  •  (zhǒng lèi ): kind; genus; type; category; variety; species; sort; class

HSK 6 Word List

  • 播种 (bō zhòng): to sow seeds; sowing; seed
  • 品种 (pǐn zhǒng): breed; variety; CL: |(gè)
  • 种子 (zhǒng zi): seed; CL: (kē), (lì)
  • 种族 (zhǒng zú): race; ethnicity
  • 种植 (zhòng zhí ): to plant; to grow
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