公里 gōng lǐ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

公里 (gōng lǐ) English Meaning

  • kilometer

Traditional Characters:  公里

公 forms words in:

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

里 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 我今天走了十公里。
    Wǒ jīntiān zǒule shí gōnglǐ.
    Today, I walked 10 kilometers.
  • 老人试图游5公里。
    Lǎorén shìtú yóu 5 gōnglǐ.
    The old man attempted to swim five kilometers.
  • 今天我走了10公里。
    Jīntiān wǒ zǒule 10 gōnglǐ.
    I walked 10 kilometers today.
  • 那条河长300公里。
    Nà tiáo hé zhǎng 300 gōnglǐ.
    The river is 300 kilometers in length.
  • 学校离我家有五公里远。
    Xuéxiào lí wǒjiā yǒu wǔ gōnglǐ yuǎn.
    The school is five kilometers from my home.
  • 还有五十公里就到巴黎了。
    Hái yǒu wǔshígōng lǐ jiù dào bālíle.
    It’s fifty kilometers to Paris.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

公 (gōng): public; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位(wǔ děng jué wèi); honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; male (animal)

  •  (bā): eight / separate
  •  (sī): secret

里 (lǐ): inside; interior; lining; internal; also written 裏|里(lǐ)

  • (lǐ): neighborhood
  • (tián): field
  • (tǔ): earth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 公

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 里

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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