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教授 jiào shòu: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

教授 (jiào shòu) English Meaning

  • professor
  • to instruct
  • to lecture on

Traditional Characters:  教授

教 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

授 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)
  • (wèi)

Sample Sentences

  • 教授微笑了。
    Jiàoshòu wéixiàole.
    The professor
  • 吴教授虚怀若谷。
    Wú jiàoshòu xūhuáiruògǔ.
    Professor Wu is extremely modest.
  • 教授微微笑了笑。
    Jiàoshòu wéiwéi xiàole xiào.
    The professor smiled slightly.
  • 这位教授教捷克语。
    Zhè wèi jiàoshòu jiào jiékè yǔ.
    The professor teaches Czech.
  • 教授微微笑了一下。
    Jiàoshòu wéiwéi xiàole yīxià.
    The professor smiled a little.
  • 教授他教英语会话。
    Jiàoshòu tā jiào yīngyǔ huìhuà.
    The professor teaches English conversation.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

教 (jiào): religion; teaching; to make; to cause; to tell

  •  (lǎo): old
  •  (zi): child
  •  (suī): to bump / hand

授 (shòu): to teach; to instruct; to award; to give

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 受 (shòu): to receive; to accept; to suffer; subjected to; to bear; to stand; pleasant; (passive marker)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 教

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 授

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 传授 (chuán shòu): to impart; to pass on; to teach
  • 授予 (shòu yǔ): to award; to confer

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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