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周围 zhōu wéi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

周围 (zhōu wéi) English Meaning

  • surroundings
  • environment
  • to encompass

Traditional Characters:  周圍

周 forms words in:

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围 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 在我们的周围没有敌人的迹象。
    Zài wǒmen de zhōuwéi méiyǒu dírén de jīxiàng.
    There is no sign of the enemy in our surroundings.
  • 一本好书会令你全神贯注,甚至忘掉周围和自己。
    Yī běn hǎo shū huì lìng nǐ quánshénguànzhù, shènzhì wàngdiào zhōuwéi hé zìjǐ.
    A good book can completely absorb your attention, to the extent that you forget your surroundings and even your existence.
  • 这房子本身并不特别合我的心意,但我喜欢它周围的环境。
    Zhè fángzi běnshēn bìng bù tèbié hé wǒ de xīnyì, dàn wǒ xǐhuān tā zhōuwéi de huánjìng.
    The house itself is not particularly to my liking, but I like its surroundings.
  • 我看了看周围。
    Wǒ kànle kàn zhōuwéi.
    I looked around me.
  • 农场周围榆树成篱。
    Nóngchǎng zhōuwéi yúshù chéng lí.
    The farm is fenced in with elms.
  • 周围的地区非常安静。
    Zhōuwéi dì dìqū fēicháng ānjìng.
    The surrounding area was very quiet.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

周 (zhōu): week; weekly; to make a circuit; to circle; circle; circumference; lap; cycle; complete; all; all over; thorough; to help financially

  • 冂 (jiōng): scope
  • 土 (tǔ): earth
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth

围 (wéi): to encircle; to surround; all around; to wear by wrapping around (scarf, shawl)

  •  (wéi): enclosure
  •  (wéi): soft leather

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 周

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 围

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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