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邻居 lín jū: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

邻居 (lín jū) English Meaning

  • neighbor
  • next door

Traditional Characters: 鄰居

邻 is only found in HSK 3.

居 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:


Sample Sentences

  • 他诬告他的邻居。
    Tā wúgào tā de línjū.
    He made a false accusation against his neighbor.
  • 我邻居的狗死了。
    Wǒ línjū de gǒu sǐle.
    My neighbor’s dog is dead.
  • 邻居的夫妇总吵架。
    Línjū de fūfù zǒng chǎojià.
    The couple next door is always arguing.
  • 我的邻居是个十足的洁癖。
    Wǒ de línjū shìgè shízú de jiépǐ.
    My neighbor’s a real mysophobe (abnormal fear of dirt).
  • 她委讬邻居照顾她的孩子。
    Tā wěi tuō línjū zhàogù tā de háizi.
    She resigned her children to the care of a neighbor.
  • 邻居从早到晚开着收音机。
    Línjū cóng zǎo dào wǎn kāizhe shōuyīnjī.
    The people next door play their radio from morning till night.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 lin

邻 (lín): neighbor; adjacent; close to

  • (lìng): to order; to command; an order; warrant; writ; to cause; to make something happen; virtuous; honorific title; season; government position (old);
  • ()(fù): city
hsk 3 ju

居 (jū): to reside; to be (in a certain position); to store up; to be at a standstill; residence; house; restaurant; classifier for bedrooms

  • (shī): dead body
  • (gǔ): ancient; old; paleo-

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 居

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 居然(jū rán): unexpectedly; to one’s surprise; go so far as to

HSK 6 Word List

  • 居民(jū mín ): resident; inhabitant;
  • 居住(jū zhù): to reside; to dwell; to live in a place; resident in
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