年龄 nián líng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

年龄 (nián líng) English Meaning

  • (a person’s) age

Traditional Characters:  年齡

年 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

龄 is only found in HSK 4.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (bǎ)
  • |

Sample Sentences

  • 她谎报年龄。
    Tā huǎngbào niánlíng.
    She lies about her age.
  • 你有多大年龄?
    Nǐ yǒu duōdà niánlíng?
    What is your age?
  • 她谎报自己的年龄。
    Tā huǎngbào zìjǐ de niánlíng.
    She lied about her age.
  • 他的长相与年龄不符。
    Tā de cháng xiāng yǔ niánlíng bùfú.
    He doesn’t look his age.
  • 他们俩在同一个年龄。
    Tāmen liǎ zài tóng yīgè niánlíng.
    They’re the same age.
  • “年龄” “16岁”
    “Niánlíng” “16 suì”
    “Age?” “16.”
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Stroke Order & Character Components

年 (nián): year; CL: 個|个(gè)

  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  • 干 (gàn): dry
  • -: unidentified strokes

龄 (líng): length of experience, membership, etc.; age

  • 齿 (chǐ): tooth / engrenage
  •  (lìng): to order; to command; an order; warrant; writ; to cause; to make something happen; virtuous; honorific title; season; government position (old)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 年

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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