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台 tái: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

台 (tái) English Meaning

  • desk
  • platform
  • stage
  • terrace
  • stand
  • support
  • station
  • broadcasting station
  • classifier for vehicles or machines
  • Taiwan (abbr.)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 这台电话坏掉了。
    Zhè tái diànhuà huài diàole.
    This telephone is out of order.
  • 我想买一台空调。
    Wǒ xiǎng mǎi yī tái kòngtiáo.
    I want to buy an air conditioning.
  • 那台机器坏掉了。
    Nà tái jīqì huài diàole.
    The machine is out of order.
  • 这台收音机多少钱?
    Zhè tái shōuyīnjī duōshǎo qián?
    What is the price of this radio?
  • 这台机器很占空间。
    Zhè tái jīqì hěn zhàn kōngjiān.
    The machine takes a lot of room.
  • 这台机器有多种用途。
    Zhè tái jīqì yǒu duō zhǒng yòngtú.
    The machine has multiple uses.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

Hsk 4 tai
  • 厶 (sī): secret
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 台

HSK 4 Word List

  • 台 (tái): desk; platform; stage; terrace; stand; support; station; broadcasting station; desk; classifier for vehicles or machines; Taiwan (abbreviation)

HSK 5 Word List

  • 电台 (diàn tái): transmitter-receiver; broadcasting station; radio station; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 柜台 (guì tái): sales counter; front desk; bar
  • 台阶 (tái jiē): flight of steps (leading up to a house); step (over obstacle); bench; figurative way out of an embarrassing situation
  • 阳台 (yáng tái): balcony; porch

HSK 6 Word List

  • 台风 (tái fēng): hurricane; typhoon
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