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低 dī: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

低 (dī) English Meaning

  • low
  • beneath
  • to lower (one’s head)
  • to let droop
  • to hang down
  • to incline

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 低胆固醇饮食。
    Dī dǎngùchún yǐnshí
    A low cholesterol diet.
  • 她抱怨我的工资低。
    Tā bàoyuàn wǒ de gōngzī dī.
    She complained about my low pay.
  • 富人往往看低穷人。
    Fù rén wǎngwǎng kàn dī qióngrén.
    The rich tend to look down on the poor.
  • 压力低了,沸点就低。
    Yālì dīle, fèidiǎn jiù dī.
    When pressure is low, the boiling point is low.
  • 她抱怨我的薪水很低。
    Tā bàoyuàn wǒ de xīnshuǐ hěn dī.
    She complained about my low salary.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 di 1
  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 氐 (dī): name of an ancient tribe

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 低

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 贬低 (biǎn dī): to belittle; to disparage; to play down; to demean; to degrade; to devalue
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