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音乐 yīn yuè: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

音乐 (yīn yuè) English Meaning

  • music

Traditional Characters: 音樂

音 forms words in:

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

乐 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.  PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced lè in other HSK levels.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (zhāng)
  • (qǔ)
  • (duàn)

Sample Sentences

  • 音乐悦耳。
    Yīnyuè yuè’ěr.
    Music gratifies the ears.
  • 我爱音乐。
    Wǒ ài yīnyuè.
    I love music.
  • 你爱音乐吗?
    Nǐ ài yīnyuè ma?
    Do you love music?
  • 我不懂音乐。
    Wǒ bù dǒng yīnyuè.
    I don’t have an ear for music.
  • 你爱音乐吗?
    Nǐ ài yīnyuè ma?
    Do you like music?
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 yin

音 (yīn): sound; noise; note (of musical scale); tone; news; syllable; reading (phonetic value of a character)

  •  (yīn): sound
hsk 2 le

乐 (lè): happy; cheerful; to laugh

  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  • 朩 (děng): simplified tree

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 音

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 录音(lù yīn): to record (sound); sound-recording; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 拼音(pīn yīn ): pinyin (Chinese romanization); phonetic writing

HSK 6 Word List

  • 口音(kǒu yīn): accent
  • 收音机(shōu yīn jī): radio; CL: 台(tái)
  • 音响(yīn xiǎng): speakers or speaker (electronic); acoustics; sound field (in a room or theater)
  • 噪音(zào yīn): rumble; noise; static

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 乐

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 俱乐部(jù lè bù):  club (i.e. a group or organization); CL:  個|个(gè)
  • 乐观(lè guān):  optimistic; hopeful
  • 娱乐(yú lè):  to entertain; to amuse; entertainment; recreation; amusement; hobby; fun; joy
  • 乐器(yuè qì ):  musical instrument; CL:  件(jiàn)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 欢乐(huān lè):  gaiety; gladness; glee; merriment; pleasure; happy; joyous; gay
  • 乐趣(lè qù):  delight; pleasure; joy
  • 乐意(lè yì):  to be willing to do something; to be ready to do something; to be happy to do something; content; satisfied
  • 天伦之乐(tiān lún zhī lè):  pleasure of heavenly agreement (idiom); family love and joy; domestic bliss
  • 喜闻乐见(xǐwén lè jiàn):  a delight to see (idiom); an attractive spectacle
  • 乐谱(yuè pǔ):  a musical score; sheet music
  • 知足常乐(zhī zú cháng lè):  satisfied with what one has (idiom)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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