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挺 tǐng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

挺 (tǐng) English Meaning

  • to (physically) straighten up
  • to stick out
  • to endure or hold out
  • straight
  • stiff
  • outstanding
  • extraordinary
  • rather
  • quite
  • very
  • classifier for machine guns

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 天气挺凉爽。
    Tiānqìtǐng liángshuǎng.
    The weather is quite pleasantly cool.
  • 这小娃娃挺好玩儿。
    Zhè xiǎo wáwá tǐng hǎowán er.
    The baby is very cute.
  • 这听上去挺不错的。
    Zhè tīng shàngqù tǐng bùcuò de.
    It sounds quite all right.
  • 她的针线活挺象样的。
    Tā de zhēnxiàn huó tǐng xiàng yàng de.
    Her needlework is quite presentable.
  • 我对美国的印象挺好的。
    Wǒ duì měiguó de yìnxiàng tǐng hǎo de.
    My impression of the United States is very good.
  • 她昂着头,把背挺得笔直。
    Tā ángzhe tóu, bǎ bèi tǐng dé bǐzhí.
    She held her head erect and her back straight.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 ting 3
  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 廷 (tíng): palace courtyard

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 挺

HSK 4 Word List

  • 挺 (tǐng): to (physically) straighten up; to stick out; to endure or hold out; straight; stiff; outstanding; extraordinary; rather; quite; very; classifier for machine guns

HSK 6 Word List

  • 挺拔 (tǐng bá): tall and straight
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