拉 lā: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

拉 (lā) English Meaning

  • to pull
  • to play (string instruments)
  • to drag
  • to draw

Traditional Character:  

拉 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 我拉小提琴。
    Wǒ lā xiǎotíqín.
    I play violin.
  • 你会拉小提琴吗?
    Nǐ huì lā xiǎotíqín ma?
    Can you play the violin?
  • 拉起被单盖住身体。
    Lā qǐ bèidān gài zhù shēntǐ.
    Pull up the sheet and cover yourself.
  • 只要缰绳稍稍一拉,这匹马就有反应。
    Zhǐyào jiāngshéng shāoshāo yī lā, zhè pǐ mǎ jiù yǒu fǎnyìng.
    The horse responds to the slightest pull on the reins.
  • 飞机危险地急剧俯冲,然而,飞行员及时地将其拉起成水平姿势。
    Fēijī wéixiǎn dì jíjù fǔchōng, rán’ér, fēixíngyuán jíshí de jiāng qí lā qǐchéng shuǐpíng zīshì.
    The plane was descending dangerously steep, but the pilot was able to pull up just in time.
  • 重力天体如地球,所施加的自然吸引力,如地球,对处于或接近其表面的物体有将它们拉向其中心的趋势。
    Zhònglì tiāntǐ rú dìqiú, suǒ shījiā de zìrán xīyǐn lì, rú dìqiú, duì chǔyú huò jiējìn qí biǎomiàn de wùtǐ yǒu jiàng tāmen lā xiàng qí zhōngxīn de qūshì.
    The natural attraction exerted by a celestial body, such as the earth, tends to pull objects at or near its surface toward its center.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 la 1

垃 : garbage; refuse; waste; see 垃圾(lā jī); Taiwan pronunciation lè

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 立 (lì): standing up
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