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附近 fù jìn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

附近 (fù jìn) English Meaning

  • (in the) vicinity
  • nearby
  • neighboring
  • next to

Traditional Characters: 附近

附 forms words in:

近 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 我们住在学校附近。
    Wǒmen zhù zài xuéxiào fùjìn.
    We live in the vicinity of the school.
  • 车站就在这里附近。
    Chēzhàn jiù zài zhèlǐ fùjìn.
    The station is nearby.
  • 请问这儿附近有没有厕所?
    Qǐngwèn zhè’er fùjìn yǒu méiyǒu cèsuǒ?
    Excuse me, is there a toilet nearby?
  • 不知道这附近有没有便利商店?
    Bù zhīdào zhè fùjìn yǒu méiyǒu biànlì shāngdiàn?
    I wonder if there is a convenience store nearby.
  • 虽然我住在她家附近,可是也很少见到她。
    Suīrán wǒ zhù zài tā jiā fùjìn, kěshì yě hěn shǎo jiàn dào tā.
    Although her house is nearby, I seldom see her.
  • 同学们在一起谈论他们即将到附近山村观光的事情。
    Tóngxuémen zài yīqǐ tánlùn tāmen jíjiāng dào fùjìn shāncūn guānguāng de shìqíng.
    The students talked among themselves about the coming tour to the nearby mountain village.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 fu

附 (fù): to add; to attach; to be close to; to be attached

  • 阝(阜) (fù): mound
  • 付 (fù): to pay; to hand over to; classifier for pairs or sets of things
hsk 2 jin

近 (jìn): near; close to; approximately

  • 辶 (chuò): brisk walking
  • 斤 (jīn): ax / 500 grams

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 附

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 附和(fù hè): to parrot; to crib; to copy somebody’s action or words; to trail somebody’s footsteps; copy-cat
  • 附件(fù jiàn): enclosure; attachment (email); appendix
  • 附属(fù shǔ): subsidiary; auxiliary; attached; affiliated; subordinate; subordinating

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 近

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 接近(jiē jìn):  near; close to
  • 近代(jìn dài):  modern times

HSK 6 Word List

  • 急功近利(jí gōng jìn lì):  seeking instant benefit (idiom); shortsighted vision, looking only for fast return
  • 将近(jiāng jìn):  almost; nearly; close to
  • 近来(jìn lái):  recently; lately
  • 就近(jiù jìn):  nearby; in a close neighborhood

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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