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优秀 yōu xiù: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

优秀 (yōu xiù) English Meaning

  • outstanding
  • excellent

Traditional Characters:  優秀

优 forms words in:

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

秀 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 他写的论文很优秀。
    Tā xiě dì lùnwén hěn yōuxiù.
    The treatise he wrote is excellent.
  • 他是一个优秀的作家。
    Tā shì yīgè yōuxiù de zuòjiā.
    He’s an excellent author.
  • 她丈夫是个优秀的厨师。
    Tā zhàngfū shìgè yōuxiù de chúshī.
    Her husband is an excellent cook.
  • 她是个优秀的管理人员。
    Tā shìgè yōuxiù de guǎnlǐ rényuán.
    She’s an excellent administrator.
  • 这本杂志登载优秀的小说。
    Zhè běn zázhì dēngzǎi yōuxiù de xiǎoshuō.
    This magazine published excellent stories.
  • 玛莎是一位优秀的钢琴家。
    Mǎ shā shì yī wèi yōuxiù de gāngqín jiā.
    Martha is an excellent pianist.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

优 (yōu): excellent; superior

  •  (rén): man
  •  (yóu): outstanding; particularly, especially; a fault; to express discontentment against

秀 (xiù): handsome; refined; elegant; graceful; performance; ear of grain; show (loanword); CL:場|场(cháng)

  •  (hé): grain
  •  (nǎi): to be; thus; so; therefore; then; only; thereupon

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 优

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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