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终于 zhōng yú: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

终于 (zhōng yú) English Meaning

  • at last
  • in the end
  • finally
  • eventually

Traditional Characters: 終於

终 forms words in:

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

于 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 终于!
    Zhōngyú!
    Finally!
  • 真相终于大白。
    Zhēnxiàng zhōngyú dàbái.
    At last, the truth became known to us.
  • 她终于睡觉了。
    Tā zhōngyú shuìjiàole.
    She finally fell asleep.
  • 他终于戒毒了。
    Tā zhōngyú jièdúle.
    He is finally through with drugs.
  • 他终于出现了。
    Tā zhōngyú chūxiànle.
    He appeared at last.
  • 终于宣告和平。
    Zhōngyú xuāngào hépíng.
    Peace was declared at last.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

终 (zhōng): end; finish

  • 纟 (sī): silk
  • 冬 (dōng): winter

于 (yú): to take; to go; sentence-final interrogative particle; variant of 於|于(yú)

  • (èr): two
  • (jué): hook

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 终

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  •  (shǐzhōng): from beginning to end; all along

HSK 6 Word List

  • 终点 (zhōng diǎn): the end; end point; finishing line (in a race); destination; terminus; CL: |(gè)
  • 终究 (zhōng jiū): in the end; after all is said and done
  • 终身 (zhōng shēn): lifelong; all one’s life; marriage
  • 终止 (zhōng zhǐ): to stop; to terminate (law)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 于

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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