收 shōu: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

收 (shōu) English Meaning

  • to receive
  • to accept
  • to collect
  • in care of (used on address line after name)

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 他已经收到了一大批信件。
    Tā yǐjīng shōu dàole yī dàpī xìnjiàn.
    He has received a swarm of letters.
  • 晚餐吃剩的东西被收去了。
    Wǎncān chī shèng de dōngxī bèi shōu qùle.
    The leftovers from dinner were taken away.
  • 这个商人收到了一船茶叶。
    Zhège shāngrén shōu dàole yī chuán cháyè.
    The merchant received a shipment of tea.
  • 冬天她把折叠躺椅收了起来。
    Dōngtiān tā bǎ zhédié tǎngyǐ shōule qǐlái.
    She put away the deck-chairs for the winter.
  • 这幅画在他的收藏品中最为珍贵。
    Zhè fú huà zài tā de shōucáng pǐn zhōng zuìwéi zhēnguì.
    The painting is the most valuable in his collection.
  • 收到此邮件后请尽快给我答覆。
    Shōu dào cǐ yóujiàn hòu qǐng jǐnkuài gěi wǒ dáfù.
    Please reply as soon as you receive this email.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSk 4 shou

收 (shōu): to receive; to accept; to collect; in care of (used on address line after name)

  • 丩 (jiū): archaic variant of 糾|纠(jiū)
  • 攵 (suī): to bump / hand

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 收

HSK 4 Word List

  • 收 (shōu): to receive; to accept; to collect; in care of (used on address line after name)
  • 收入 (shōu rù): to take in; income; revenue; CL: 笔(bǐ), 個|个(gè)
  • 收拾 (shōu shi): to put in order; to tidy up; to pack; to repair; to punish (colloquial); to manage

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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