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基础 jī chǔ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

基础 (jī chǔ) English Meaning

  • base
  • foundation
  • basis
  • underlying

Traditional Characters:  基礎

基 forms words in:

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

础 is only found in HSK 4.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 你的理论是以什么为基础?
    Nǐ de lǐlùn shì yǐ shénme wèi jīchǔ?
    What is your theory based on?
  • 许多语言都以拉丁语为基础。
    Xǔduō yǔyán dōu yǐ lādīng yǔ wèi jīchǔ.
    Many languages are based on Latin.
  • 它的重工业有广泛坚实的基础。
    Tā de zhònggōngyè yǒu guǎngfàn jiānshí de jīchǔ.
    Its heavy industry is broadly based.
  • 他的研究成果是他这本新书的基础。
    Tā de yánjiū chéngguǒ shì tā zhè běn xīnshū de jīchǔ.
    His research is the basis of his new book.
  • 我们是在试验的基础上得出这个结论的。
    Wǒmen shì zài shìyàn de jīchǔ shàng dé chū zhège jiélùn de.
    We came to this conclusion on the basis of experiments.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 ji 1

基 (jī): base; foundation; basic; radical (chemistry)

  •  (qí): his; her; its; their; that; such; it (refers to something preceding it)
  •  (tǔ): earth
HSK 4 chu 3

础 (chǔ): foundation; base

  •  (shí): stone
  •  (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.

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 基

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 基本 (jī běn): basic; fundamental; main; elementary

HSK 6 Word List

  • 基地 (jī dì): base (of operations); industrial or military base; al-Qaeda
  • 基金 (jī jīn): fund
  • 基因 (jī yīn): gene (loanword)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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