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花 huā: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

花 (huā) English Meaning

  • flower
  • blossom
  • fancy pattern
  • florid
  • to spend (money, time)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (duǒ)
  • (zhī)
  • (shù)
  • (bǎ)
  • (pén)
  • (cù)

Sample Sentences

  • 这是花吗?
    Zhè shì huā ma?
    Is this a flower?
  • 多漂亮的花啊!
    Duō piàoliang de huā a!
    What a beautiful flower!
  • 这是朵人造花。
    Zhè shì duǒ rén zàohuā.
    It’s an artificial flower.
  • 这朵花是雄花。
    Zhè duǒ huā shì xiónghuā.
    This flower is a male flower.
  • 她手上有一朵花。
    Tā shǒu shàng yǒu yī duǒ huā.
    She has a flower in her hand.
  • 玛丽手上有一朵花。
    Mǎlì shǒu shàng yǒu yī duǒ huā.
    Mary has a flower in her hand.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 hua
  • 艹(cao): vegetable
  • 化(huà): to make into; to change into; -ization; to .. -ize; to transform; abbreviation for 化學|化学(huà xué)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 花

HSK 3 Word List

  • 花(huā): to blossom; to spend (money, time), flower; blossoms; bloom: pattern: design

HSK 5 Word List

  • 花生(huā shēng): peanut; groundnut; CL: 粒(lì)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 花瓣(huā bàn ): petal; CL: 片(piàn);
  • 花蕾(huā lěi ): bud; flower bud;
  • 锦上添花(jǐn shàng tiān huā ): lit. on brocade, add flowers (idiom); to decorate something already perfect; gilding the lily;
  • 棉花(mián hua): cotton
  • 烟花爆竹(yān huā bào zhú): fireworks and crackers
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