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不仅 bù jǐn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

不仅 (bù jǐn) English Meaning

  • not only (this one)
  • not just (…) but also

Traditional Characters:  不僅

不 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 他不仅有学识还有经验。
    Tā bùjǐn yǒu xuéshì hái yǒu jīngyàn.
    He not only has knowledge but experience.
  • 她不仅擅长跑步,也擅长唱歌。
    Tā bùjǐn shàncháng pǎobù, yě shàncháng chànggē.
    She is not only good at running, but also at singing.
  • Bob不仅会弹吉他还会吹笛。
    Bob bùjǐn huì dàn jítā hái huì chuī dí.
    Bob plays not only the guitar, but also the flute.
  • 他不仅强壮健康,而且还很聪明。
    Tā bùjǐn qiángzhuàng jiànkāng, érqiě hái hěn cōngmíng.
    He is not only strong and healthy, but also very smart.
  • 她不仅讲德语、法语,还讲英语。
    Tā bùjǐn jiǎng déyǔ, fǎyǔ, hái jiǎng yīngyǔ.
    She speaks German and French, not to mention English.
  • 她不仅很会演奏,而且还会作曲。
    Tā bùjǐn hěn huì yǎnzòu, érqiě hái huì zuòqǔ.
    She not only plays well, but also writes music.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

不 (bú): (negative prefix) no, not

  • (yī): one
  • Unidentified strokes

仅 (jǐn): barely; only; merely

  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 又 (yòu): still / hand

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 不

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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