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迟到 chí dào: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

迟到 (chí dào) English Meaning

  • to arrive late

Traditional Characters: 遲到

迟 forms words in:

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

到 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 我们没迟到。
    Wǒmen méi chídào.
    We’re not late.
  • 她很少迟到。
    Tā hěn shǎo chídào.
    She is rarely late.
  • 没有人迟到。
    Méiyǒu rén chídào.
    No one was late.
  • 你为什么迟到?
    Nǐ wèishéme chídào?
    Why were you late?
  • 请原谅我迟到。
    Qǐng yuánliàng wǒ chídào.
    Please forgive me for being late.
  • 他很容易迟到。
    Tā hěn róngyì chídào.
    He is apt to be late.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

迟 (chí): late; delayed; slow;

  • 辶 (chuò): brisk walking
  • 尺 (chǐ): a Chinese foot; one-third of a meter; a ruler; a tape-measure; one of the three acupoints for measuring pulse in Chinese medicine; CL: 支(zhī), 把(bǎ)

到 (dào): to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive; (verb complement denoting completion or result of an action)

  •  (zhì): to reach
  •  (dāo): knife

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 迟

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 到

HSK 2 Word List

  • 到(dào): to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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