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专业 zhuān yè: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

专业 (zhuān yè) English Meaning

  • specialty
  • specialized field
  • main field of study (at university)
  • major
  • professional

Traditional Characters:  專業

专 forms words in:

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

业 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(mén)
  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 我是专业摄影师。
    Wǒ shì zhuānyè shèyǐng shī.
    I am a professional photographer.
  • 我的专业是宗教学。
    Wǒ de zhuānyè shì zōngjiào xué.
    My major is comparative religion.
  • 我的专业是化学工程学。
    Wǒ de zhuānyè shì huàxué gōngchéng xué.
    My major is the subject of chemical engineering.
  • 许多表演者都具有专业水平。
    Xǔduō biǎoyǎn zhě dōu jùyǒu zhuānyè shuǐpíng.
    Many of the performers were of professional standard.
  • 我的儿子想成为一个专业高尔夫球手。
    Wǒ de érzi xiǎng chéngwéi yīgè zhuānyè gāo’ěrfū qiú shǒu.
    My son wants to become a professional golf player.
  • 医术,医业,医学有关医学的技术和专业
    Yīshù, yī yè, yīxué yǒuguān yīxué de jìshù hé zhuānyè
    The art or profession of medicine.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

专 (zhuān): for a particular person, occasion, purpose; focused on one thing; special; expert; particular (to something); concentrated; specialized

  •  (yī): one
  • : unidentified strokes

业 (yè): line of business; industry; occupation; job; employment; school studies; enterprise; property; (Buddhism) karma; deed; to engage in; already

  • (yī): one
  • : unidentified strokes

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 专

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 业

HSK 3 Word List

  • 作业(zuò yè): school assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

  • 毕业(bì yè): to graduate; graduation; to finish school
  • 职业(zhí yè): occupation; profession; vocation; professional
  • 专业(zhuān yè): specialty; specialized field; main field of study (at university); major; professional; CL: 门(mén), 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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