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放弃 fàng qì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

放弃 (fàng qì) English Meaning

  • to renounce
  • to abandon
  • to give up

Traditional Characters:  放棄

放 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

弃 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 放弃吧。
    Fàngqì ba.
    Give it up.
  • 不要放弃!
    Bùyào fàngqì!
    Don’t give up.
  • 决不放弃。
    Jué bù fàngqì.
    Never give up!
  • 他们并没有放弃。
    Tāmen bìng méiyǒu fàngqì.
    They haven’t given up at all.
  • 她不得不放弃梦想。
    Tā bùdé bù fàngqì mèngxiǎng.
    She had to give up her dream.
  • 我们必须放弃这个计划。
    Wǒmen bìxū fàngqì zhège jìhuà.
    We have to abandon the plan.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 fang

放 (fàng): to release; to free; to let go; to put; to place; to let out; to set off (fireworks)

  • 方 (fāng): square, direction
  • 攵 (suī): to bump / hand
HSK 4 qi 4

弃 (qì): to abandon; to relinquish; to discard; to throw away

  •  (tóu): shelter, head
  •  (sī): secret
  •  (gǒng): two hands

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 放

HSK 3 Word List

  • 放(fàng): to release; to free; to let go; to put; to place; to let out; to set off (fireworks)
  • 放心(fàng xīn): to set one’s mind at rest; to be at ease; to rest

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 播放(bō fàng): to broadcast; to transmit
  • 开放(kāi fàng): to lift (a ban or restriction); to open to the outside world (politics); to open for public use; to come into bloom (of flowers)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 放大(fàng dà): to enlarge; to magnify
  • 放射(fàng shè): to radiate; radioactive
  • 解放(jiě fàng): to liberate; to emancipate; liberation; refers to the Communists’ victory over the Nationalists in 1949; CL: 次(cì)
  • 排放(pái fàng): emission; discharge; exhaust (gas, etc.)
  • 释放(shì fàng): to release; to set free; to liberate (a prisoner); to discharge

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 弃

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 抛弃 (pāo qì): discard; dump; abandon
  • 唾弃 (tuò qì): to spurn; to disdain
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