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除了 chú le: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

除了 (chú le) English Meaning

  • besides
  • apart from (… also…)
  • in addition to
  • except (for)

Traditional Characters: 除了

除 forms words in:

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

了 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.  PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced liǎo in other HSK vocabulary words.

Sample Sentences

  • 除了玛丽没有人来。
    Chúle mǎlì méiyǒu rén lái.
    No one came except Mary.
  • 他们免除了他的监禁。
    Tāmen miǎnchúle tā de jiānjìn.
    They discharged him from the prison.
  • 我喜欢动物,除了猫。
    Wǒ xǐhuān dòngwù, chúle māo.
    Apart from cats, I like animals.
  • 他的儿子被学校开除了。
    Tā de érzi bèi xuéxiào kāi chúle.
    His son was expelled from school.
  • 除了雨天我每天都散步。
    Chúle yǔtiān wǒ měitiān dū sànbù.
    I take a walk every day except when it rains.
  • 除了他每个人都在这里。
    Chúle tā měi gèrén dōu zài zhèlǐ.
    Everyone is here except for him.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

除 (chú): to get rid of; to remove; to exclude; to eliminate; to wipe out; to divide; except; not including

  • 阝(阜) (fù): mound
  • 余 (yú): extra; surplus; remaining; remainder after division; (following numerical value) or more; in excess of (some number); residue (math.); after; I; me

了 (le): (completed action marker); (modal particle intensifying preceding clause)

  • 乛 (ya): second, hand
  • 亅 (jué): hook

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 除

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 了

HSK 1 Word List

  • 了(le): (completed action marker); (modal particle intensifying preceding clause)

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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