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挂 guà: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

挂 (guà) English Meaning

  • to hang or suspend (from a hook, etc.)
  • (of a telephone call) to hang up
  • to be worried or concerned
  • to make a phone call (topolect)
  • to register or record
  • to hitch
  • classifier for sets or clusters of objects

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 门前挂着一幅门帘。
    Mén qián guàzhe yīfú ménlián.
    A curtain hangs in front of the door.
  • 请把你的外套挂起来。
    Qǐng bǎ nǐ de wàitào guà qǐlái.
    Hang up your coat, please.
  • 墙壁上挂着一个时钟。
    Qiángbì shàng guàzhe yīgè shízhōng.
    There is a clock on the wall.
  • 墙上挂着极漂亮的图画。
    Qiáng shàng guàzhe jí piàoliang de túhuà.
    A very beautiful picture is hanging on the wall.
  • 汤姆拧干毛巾挂起来晾干。
    Tāngmǔ níng gān máojīn guà qǐlái liàng gàn.
    Tom wrung out the towel and hung it up to dry.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 gua
  •  (shou): hand
  •  (guī): jade tablet

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 挂

HSK 4 Word List

  • 挂 (guà): to hang or suspend (from a hook etc); (of a telephone call) to hang up; to be worried or concerned; to make a phone call (topolect); to register or record; to hitch; classifier for sets or clusters of objects

HSK 5 Word List

  • 挂号 (guà hào): to register (at a hospital); to send by registered mail

HSK 6 Word List

  • 悬挂 (xuán guà): to suspend; to hang; suspension (cable car)
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