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座 zuò: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

座 (zuò) English Meaning

  • seat
  • base
  • stand
  • classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 这座城市位于山脚下。
    Zhè zuò chéngshì wèiyú shān jiǎoxià.
    This city lies at the base of a mountain.
  • 那座庙将用来作为手术室。
    Nà zuò miào jiāng yòng lái zuòwéi shǒushù shì.
    The temple will serve for an operating room.
  • 这座城市被敌人围困了几天。
    Zhè zuò chéngshì bèi dírén wéikùnle jǐ tiān.
    The city was besieged by the enemy for a few days.
  • 这座城堡建于高处是为保护城市。
    Zhè zuò chéngbǎo jiàn yú gāo chù shì wèi bǎohù chéngshì.
    This citadel is built on high ground for protecting the city.
  • 探险家匆促搭建了一座冬用的小屋。
    Tànxiǎn jiā cōngcù dājiànle yīzuò dōng yòng de xiǎowū.
    The explorers rigged up a shed for the winter months.
  • 这座桥的建造对这两个镇的交通很重要。
    Zhè zuò qiáo de jiànzào duì zhè liǎng gè zhèn de jiāotōng hěn zhòngyào.
    The building of the bridge is very important for transportation between the two towns.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

座 (zuò): seat; base; stand; CL:個|个(gè); classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects

  • 广 (guǎng): shelter
  •  (zuò): to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc); to bear fruit; variant of 座(zuò)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 座

HSK 4 Word List

  • 座 (zuò): seat; base; stand; classifier for buildings, mountains and similar immovable objects; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 座位 (zuò wèi): a place to sit; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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