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结束 jié shù: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

结束 (jié shù) English Meaning

  • to finish
  • to end
  • to conclude
  • to close
  • termination

Traditional Characters: 結束

结 forms words in:

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

束 forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 这是结束。
    Zhè shì jiéshù.
    This is the end.
  • 我想结束这场争执。
    Wǒ xiǎng jiéshù zhè chǎng zhēngzhí.
    I want to put an end to the quarrel.
  • 本月结束之前请等待。
    Běn yuè jiéshù zhīqián qǐng děngdài.
    Please wait until the end of this month.
  • 我建议让我们结束会议。
    Wǒ jiànyì ràng wǒmen jiéshù huìyì.
    I suggested that we bring the meeting to an end.
  • 他留着劲在比赛结束时用。
    Tā liúzhe jìn zài bǐsài jiéshù shí yòng.
    He saved his strength for the end of the race.
  • 典礼在国歌的歌声中结束。
    Diǎnlǐ zài guógē de gēshēng zhōng jiéshù.
    The ceremony was brought to a close by the singing of the national anthem.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

结 (jié): knot; sturdy; bond; to tie; to bind; to check out (of a hotel)

  • 纟(sī): silk
  • 吉(jí): lucky; giga- (meaning billion or 10^9)

束 (shù): to bind; bunch; bundle; classifier for bunches, bundles, beams of light, etc.; to control

  • 木(mù): tree
  • 口(kǒu): mouth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 结

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 束

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 拘束(jū shù): to restrict; to restrain; constrained; awkward; ill at ease; uncomfortable; reticent
  • 束(shù): to bind; to tie; bundle; cluster; restraint
  • 束缚(shù fù): to bind; to restrict; to tie; to commit; fetters
  • 约束(yuē shù): to restrict; to limit to; to constrain; restriction; constraint
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