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最好 zuì hǎo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

最好 (zuì hǎo) English Meaning

  • best
  • (you) had better (do what we suggest)

Traditional Characters:  最好

最 forms words in:

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

好 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 最好保持冷静。
    Zuì hǎo bǎochí lěngjìng.
    The best thing is to keep cool.
  • 你必须做到最好。
    Nǐ bìxū zuò dào zuì hǎo.
    You must do your best.
  • 雨伞在冬季最好卖。
    Yǔsǎn zài dōngjì zuì hǎo mài.
    Umbrellas sell best in winter.
  • 最好多来几位女歌手。
    Zuì hǎo duō lái jǐ wèi nǚ gēshǒu.
    It’d be best if a few more female singers could come.
  • 你最好今天待在家休息。
    Nǐ zuì hǎo jīntiān dài zàijiā xiūxí.
    It will be best if you stay at home to rest today.
  • 我想最好还是保持沉默。
    Wǒ xiǎng zuì hào huán shì bǎochí chénmò.
    I thought it best to remain silent.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

最 (zuì): most; the most; -est (superlative suffix)

  • (yuē): to say
  • (qǔ): to take; to get; to choose; to fetch

好 (hǎo): good; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness); (of an unmarried couple) to be close; to be keen on each other

  • 女 (nǚ): woman
  • 子 (zi): child

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 最

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 好

HSK 1 Word List

  • 好 (hǎo): good; well; proper; good to; easy to; very; so; (suffix indicating completion or readiness)

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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