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房东 fáng dōng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

房东 (fáng dōng) English Meaning

  • landlord

Traditional Characters:  房東

房 forms words in:

东 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 房东正在逼她搬家。
    Fángdōng zhèngzài bī tā bānjiā.
    The landlord’s putting the screws on to get her out of the house.
  • 我的房东让我月底搬走。
    Wǒ de fángdōng ràng wǒ yuèdǐ bān zǒu.
    My landlord is turning me out at the end of the month.
  • 我们的律师劝告不要起诉房东。
    Wǒmen de lǜshī quàngào bùyào qǐsù fángdōng.
    Our lawyer advised against suing the landlord.
  • 我的六十岁的房东为什么买了一个蹦床?
    Wǒ de liùshí suì de fángdōng wèishéme mǎile yīgè bèngchuáng?
    Why did my sixty-year-old landlord buy a trampoline?
  • 我的房东要挟说要把每周租金提高10英镑。
    Wǒ de fángdōng yāoxié shuō yào bǎ měi zhōu zūjīn tígāo 10 yīngbàng.
    My landlord threatened to raise my weekly rent by 10 GBP.
  • 经劝说,他们签署了放弃向房东索赔的权利。
    Jīng quànshuō, tāmen qiānshǔle fàngqì xiàng fángdōng suǒpéi de quánlì.
    They were persuaded to sign waivers of their right to claim compensation from the landlord.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

房 (fáng): house; room; CL: 間|间(jiān); branch of an extended family; classifier for family members (or concubines)

  •  (hù): gate
  •  (fāng): square, direction

东 (dōng): east; host (i.e. sitting on east side of guest); landlord

  • (yī): one
  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  • (děng): simplified tree

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 房

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 东

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 东 (dōng): east; host (i.e. sitting on the east side of guest); landlord; surname Dong

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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