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博士 bó shì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

博士 (bó shì) English Meaning

  • doctor
  • court academician (in feudal China)
  • Ph.D.

Traditional Characters:  博士

博 forms words in:

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

士 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 这位部长高度赞扬了摩根博士。
    Zhè wèi bùzhǎng gāodù zànyángle mógēn bóshì.
    The minister was loud in his praise for Doctor Morgan.
  • 我正在在波士顿读博士。
    Wǒ zhèngzài zài bōshìdùn dú bóshì.
    I’m in Boston studying for my Ph.D. right now.
  • 我可以把你介绍给强森博士吗?
    Wǒ kěyǐ bǎ nǐ jièshào gěi qiáng sēn bóshì ma?
    May I introduce you to Dr. Johnson?
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 bo 2

博 (bó): extensive; ample; rich; obtain; aim; to win; to get; plentiful; to gamble

  • 十 (shí): ten
  • 甫 (fǔ): (classical) barely; just; just now
  • 寸 (cùn): thumb
HSK 4 shi 4

士 (shì): member of the senior ministerial class (old); scholar (old); bachelor; honorific; first class military rank; specialist worker

  •  (shì): scholar

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 博

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 博物馆 (bó wù guǎn): museum

HSK 6 Word List

  • 博大精深 (bó dà jīng shēn): wide-ranging and profound; broad and deep
  • 博览会 (bó lǎn huì): exposition; international fair
  • 赌博 (dǔ bó): to gamble

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 士

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 女士 (nǚ shì): lady; madam; CL: 個|个(gè),位(wèi)
  • 士兵 (shì bīng): soldier; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 人士 (rén shì): person; figure; public figure
  • 绅士 (shēn shì): gentleman

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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