实在 shí zài: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

实在 (shí zài) English Meaning

  • in reality
  • honestly
  • really
  • verily
  • concrete

Traditional Characters:  實在

实 forms words in:

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在 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 这实在不是有意的。
    Zhè shízài bùshì yǒuyì de.
    It was really quite unintentional.
  • 我的木床实在很笨重。
    Wǒ de mù chuáng shízài hěn bènzhòng.
    My wooden bed is actually quite heavy.
  • 我实在讨厌让我等着。
    Wǒ shízài tǎoyàn ràng wǒ děngzhe.
    I really hate being kept waiting.
  • 这只手机实在是太贵了。
    Zhè zhī shǒujī shízài shì tài guìle.
    This cellphone is really expensive.
  • 我为此实在感到很抱歉。
    Wǒ wèi cǐ shízài gǎndào hěn bàoqiàn.
    I really feel bad about that.
  • 说实在的,我真的喜欢你。
    Shuō shízài de, wǒ zhēn de xǐhuān nǐ.
    Honestly, I really like you.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

实 (shí): real; true; honest; really; solid; fruit; seed; definitely

  • (mián): roof
  • (tóu): head; hair style; the top; end; beginning or end; a stub; remnant; chief; boss; side; aspect; first; leading; classifier for pigs or livestock; CL: 個|個|个(gè)

现 (zài): (located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing sth; (indicating an action in progress)

  • 𠂇: hand
  • 丨 (gǔn): line
  • 土 (tǔ): earth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 实

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 在

HSK 1 Word List

  • 现在(xiàn zài): now; at present; at the moment; modern; current; nowadays
  • 在(zài): (located) at; (to be) in; to exist; in the middle of doing something; (indicating an action in progress)

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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