出发 chū fā: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

出发 (chū fā) English Meaning

  • to start out
  • to set off

Traditional Character:  出發

出 forms words in:

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

发 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 他出发去加拿大了。
    Tā chūfā qù jiānádàle.
    He has set out for Canada.
  • 他们出发去野餐了。
    Tāmen chūfā qù yěcānle.
    They set out on a picnic.
  • 他精神抖擞准备出发。
    Tā jīngshén dǒusǒu zhǔnbèi chūfā.
    He’s full of spirit and ready to start.
  • 我们吃完早餐就出发吧。
    Wǒmen chī wán zǎocān jiù chūfā ba.
    We shall start after breakfast.
  • 甚么时候出发最方便你?
    Shénme shíhòu chūfā zuì fāngbiàn nǐ?
    When is it most convenient for you to start?
  • 他决定[反对]尽早出发。
    Tā juédìng [fǎnduì] jǐnzǎo chūfā.
    He resolved on [against] making an early start.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

出 (chū): to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; classifier for dramas, plays, operas, etc.

  • 凵 (qiǎn): container
  • 丨 (gǔn): line

发 (fā): to send out; to show (one's feeling); to issue; to develop; to make a bundle of money; classifier for gunshots (rounds)

  • 𠂇: hand
  • 丶 (zhǔ): stroke
  • 又 (yòu): still / hand

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 出

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

  • 出 (chū): to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to happen; classifier for dramas, plays, operas, etc.

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 发

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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