严格 yán gé: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

严格 (yán gé) English Meaning

  • strict
  • stringent
  • tight
  • rigorous

Traditional Characters:  嚴格

严 forms words in:

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格 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 她对她的孩子们很严格。
    Tā duì tā de háizimen hěn yángé.
    She is strict with her children.
  • 他在这方面不是很严格。
    Tā zài zhè fāngmiàn bù shì hěn yángé.
    He’s not very strict about this.
  • 他对自己的孩子很严格。
    Tā duì zìjǐ de háizi hěn yángé.
    He was strict with his children.
  • 老师对他的学生非常严格。
    Lǎoshī duì tā de xuéshēng fēicháng yángé.
    The teacher is very strict with his students.
  • 不要太严格,他们只是小孩。
    Bùyào tài yángé, tāmen zhǐshì xiǎohái.
    Don’t be too strict. They’re just kids.
  • 我们的经理对我们要求很严格。
    Wǒmen de jīnglǐ duì wǒmen yāoqiú hěn yángé.
    Our manager is very strict with us.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

严 (yán): tight (closely sealed); stern; strict; rigorous; severe; father

  •  (yán): tight (closely sealed); stern; strict; rigorous; severe; father
  • /: unidentified strokes

格 (gé): square; frame; rule; (legal) case; style; character; standard; pattern; (grammar) case; (classical) to obstruct; to hinder; (classical) to arrive; to come; (classical) to investigate; to study exhaustively

  • 木 (mù): tree
  • 各 (gè): each; every

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 严

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HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 格

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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