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香蕉 xiāng jiāo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

香蕉 (xiāng jiāo) English Meaning

  • banana

Traditional Characters: 香蕉

香 forms words in:

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

蕉 is only found in HSK 3.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (zhī)
  •  (gēn)
  • (ge)
  • (bǎ)

Sample Sentences

  • 我是个香蕉。
    Wǒ shìgè xiāngjiāo.
    I am a banana.
  • 你吃过香蕉派吗?
    Nǐ chīguò xiāngjiāo pài ma?
    Have you ever eaten banana pie?
  • 大蕉类似于香蕉。
    Dà jiāo lèisì yú xiāngjiāo.
    A plantain is similar to a banana.
  • 光阴飞逝如箭;果蝇喜欢香蕉。
    Guāngyīn fēishì rú jiàn; guǒ yíng xǐhuān xiāngjiāo.
    Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like bananas.
  • 瓜地马拉曾经被称作香蕉共和国。
    Guādìmǎlā céngjīng bèi chēng zuò xiāngjiāo gònghéguó.
    Guatemala was once known as the banana republic.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

香 (xiāng): fragrant; sweet smelling; aromatic; savory or appetizing; (to eat) with relish; (of sleep) sound; perfume or spice; joss or incense stick; CL: 根(gēn)

  • (xiāng): perfume

蕉 (jiāo): banana

  • 艹 (cao): vegetable
  • 焦 (jiāo): burnt; scorched; charred; worried; anxious; coke

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 香

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 香(xiāng): fragrant; sweet smelling; aromatic; savory or appetizing; (to eat) with relish; (of sleep) sound; perfume or spice; joss or incense stick; CL: 根(gēn)

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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