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幽默 yōu mò: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

幽默 (yōu mò) English Meaning

  • humor
  • humorous

Traditional Character:  幽默

幽 is only found in HSK 4.

默 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 幽默使他的演说妙趣横生。
    Yōumò shǐ tā de yǎnshuō miàoqùhéngshēng.
    Humor gave zest to his speech.
  • 剧中多处幽默地提到人类的弱点。
    Jù zhōng duō chǔ yōumò de tí dào rénlèi de ruòdiǎn.
    There are many humorous references to human frality in the drama.
  • 他虽说又愚蠢又吝啬,但他有幽默的长处。
    Tā suīshuō yòu yúchǔn yòu lìnsè, dàn tā yǒu yōumò de cháng chù.
    He may be stupid and mean, but his one saving grace is his humor.
  • 他口才好又幽默,他所说的一定能使我们高兴。
    Tā kǒucái hǎo yòu yōumò, tā suǒ shuō de yīdìng néng shǐ wǒmen gāoxìng.
    He is eloquent and humorous as well. What he says never fails to please us.
  • 在国会的开会期间,我决不愁没有材料写我的幽默栏。
    Zài guóhuì de kāihuì qíjiān, wǒ jué bù chóu méiyǒu cáiliào xiě wǒ de yōumò lán.
    I never run out of material for my humor column when Congress is in session.
  • 他的幽默巧妙地缓解了晚餐时尴尬的气氛,让我松了一口气。
    Tā de yōumò qiǎomiào de huǎnjiěle wǎncān shí gāngà de qìfēn, ràng wǒ sōngle yī kǒuqì.
    His humor charmingly eased the embarrassing atmosphere at dinner time and made me breathe a sigh of relief.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

幽 (yōu): remote; hidden away; secluded; serene; peaceful; to imprison; in superstition indicates the underworld; ancient district spanning Liaonang and Hebei provinces

  •  (shān): mountain

默 (mò): silent; to write from memory

  •  (hēi): black
  •  (quǎn): dog

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 默

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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