数字 shù zì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

数字 (shù zì) English Meaning

  • numeral
  • digit
  • number
  • figure
  • amount
  • digital (electronics, etc.)

Traditional Characters:  數字

数 forms words in:

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

字 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 你把数字记熟了吗?
    Nǐ bǎ shùzì jì shúle ma?
    Have you learned the number by heart?
  • 这仅仅是个大概数字。
    Zhè jǐnjǐn shìgè dàgài shùzì.
    This is just an approximate figure.
  • 那数字是以百分比表示的。
    Nà shùzì shì yǐ bǎifēnbǐ biǎoshì de.
    The figure is expressed as a percentage.
  • 四在日本是一个不幸的数字。
    Sì zài rìběn shì yīgè bùxìng de shùzì.
    ‘Four’ is an unlucky number in Japan.
  • 2010这个数字里有两个零。
    2010 Zhège shùzì li yǒu liǎng gè líng.
    There are two zeros in the number “2010.”
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Stroke Order & Character Components

数 (shù): number; figure; several; CL: 個|个(gè)

  • 娄 (lóu): surname Lou; one of the 28 lunar mansions in Chinese astronomy
  • 攵 (suī): to bump / hand

字 (zì): letter; symbol; character; word; CL: 個|个 (gè); courtesy or style name traditionally given to males aged 20 in dynastic China

  • (mián): roof
  • (zi): child

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 数

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 字

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 数字(shù zì): numeral; digit; number; figure; amount; digital (electronics, etc.); CL:  個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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