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丢 diū: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

丢 (diū) English Meaning

  • to lose
  • to put aside
  • to throw

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 把球丢还给我。
    Bǎ qiú diū hái gěi wǒ.
    Throw the ball back to me.
  • 丢鲱鱼抓鲸鱼。
    Diū fēiyú zhuā jīngyú.
    Throw a herring to catch a whale.
  • 不要对狗丢石头。
    Bùyào duì gǒu diū shítou.
    Don’t throw stones at dogs.
  • 请勿将卫生巾丢在厕所内,可使用特别提供的袋子。
    Qǐng wù jiāng wèishēng jīn diū zài cèsuǒ nèi, kě shǐyòng tèbié tígōng de dàizi.
    Do not put sanitary napkins in the toilet, but use the special bag provided.
  • 她害怕丢钱。
    Tā hàipà diū qián.
    She’s afraid of losing money.
  • 她老是丢她的手帕。
    Tā lǎo shì diū tā de shǒupà.
    She is always losing her handkerchief.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 diu 1
  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  • 去 (qù): to go; to go to (a place); to cause to go or send (somebody); to remove; to get rid of; (when used either before or after a verb) to go in order to do something; to be apart from in space or time; (after a verb of motion indicates movement away from the speaker); (used after certain verbs to indicate detachment or separation); (of a time or an event, etc.) just passed or elapsed

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 丢

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 丢人 (diū rén): to lose face
  • 丢三落四 (diū sān là sì): forgetful; scatterbrained
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