作家 zuò jiā : Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

作家 (zuò jiā) English Meaning

  • author

Traditional Characters:  作家

作 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

家 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)
  • (wèi)

Sample Sentences

  • 他是作家。
    Tā shì zuòjiā.
    He is an author.
  • 他是一个优秀的作家。
    Tā shì yīgè yōuxiù de zuòjiā.
    He’s an excellent author.
  • 这是美国作家写的剧本。
    Zhè shì měiguó zuòjiā xiě de jùběn.
    This is a play written by an American author.
  • 狄更斯是他最喜欢的作家
    Dígèngsī shì tā zuì xǐhuān de zuòjiā,
    Dickens is his favorite author.
  • 他是一个医生和一个作家。
    Tā shì yīgè yīshēng hé yīgè zuòjiā.
    He is a doctor and an author.
  • 格雷厄姆格林是我最喜欢的作家。
    Géléi è mǔ gélín shì wǒ zuì xǐhuān de zuòjiā.
    Graham Greene is my favorite author.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

作 (zuò): to do; to grow; to write or compose; to pretend; to regard as; to feel; writings or works

  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 乍 (zhà): at first; suddenly; abruptly; to spread; (of hair) to stand on end; bristling

家 (jiā): home; family; (polite) my (sister, uncle, etc.); classifier for families or businesses; refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China; noun suffix for a specialist in some activity, such as a musician or revolutionary, corresponding to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian; CL:個|个(gè)

  • (mián): roof
  • (chù): pig

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 作

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

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

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 家

HSK 1 Word List

  • 家(jiā): home; family; classifier for families or businesses; refers to the philosophical schools of pre-Han China; noun suffix for specialists in some activity such as musician or revolutionary, corresponds to English -ist, -er, -ary or -ian; surname Jia; CL:  個|个(gè)

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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