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放松 fàng sōng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

放松 (fàng sōng) English Meaning

  • to loosen
  • to relax

Traditional Characters:  放鬆

放 forms words in:

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

松 forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 她来这里放松的吗?
    Tā lái zhèlǐ fàngsōng de ma?
    Did she come here to relax?
  • 深呼吸,然后放松。
    Shēnhūxī, ránhòu fàngsōng.
    Take a deep breath and relax.
  • 让你的肌肉慢慢放松。
    Ràng nǐ de jīròu màn man fàngsōng.
    Let your muscles relax
  • 一些人通过阅读来放松。
    Yīxiē rén tōngguò yuèdú lái fàngsōng.
    Some people relax by reading.
  • 我想要按摩。我需要放松。
    Wǒ xiǎng yào ànmó. Wǒ xūyào fàngsōng.
    I want a massage. I need to relax.
  • 警惕性是万万不可放松的。
    Jǐngtì xìng shì wàn wàn bùkě fàngsōng de.
    You cannot afford to relax your vigilance for a moment.
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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 song 1

松 (sōng): pine (tree); CL:棵(kē); to loose; to loosen; to relax

• 木 (mù): tree
• 公 (gōng): public; collectively owned; common; international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar); make public; fair; just; Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五等爵位(wǔ děng jué wèi); honorable (gentlemen); father-in-law; male (animal)

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 松

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