沙发 shā fā: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

沙发 (shā fā) English Meaning

  • sofa

Traditional Characters:  沙發

沙 forms words in:

发 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (tiáo)
  • (zhāng)

Sample Sentences

  • 它在沙发上。
    Tā zài shāfā shàng.
    It’s on the sofa.
  • 我坐在沙发上。
    Wǒ zuò zài shāfā shàng.
    I’m sitting on the sofa.
  • 我蹲在沙发后面。
    Wǒ dūn zài shāfā hòumiàn.
    I crouched behind the sofa.
  • 猫正在沙发上睡觉。
    Māo zhèngzài shāfā shàng shuìjiào.
    The cat is sleeping on the sofa.
  • 沙发旁边有一只猫。
    Shāfā pángbiān yǒuyī zhǐ māo.
    There is a cat near the sofa.
  • 他斜靠在沙发的背上。
    Tā xié kào zài shāfā de bèi shàng.
    He leaned on the back of the sofa.
become fluent in any language visit italki.com
Want to Practice Writing?
Check out our HSK 1 & HSK 2 Character Practice Sheets.

Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 sha

沙 (shā): granule; hoarse; raspy; sand; powder; CL:粒(lì); abbreviation for Tsar or Tsarist Russia

  • 氵 (shui): water
  • 少 (shǎo): few; less; to lack; to be missing; to stop (doing something); seldom
hsk 3 fa

发(fā): to send out; to show (one's feeling); to issue; to develop; classifier for gunshots (rounds)

  • 𠂇: hand
  • 丶 (zhǔ): stroke
  • 又 (yòu): still / hand

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 沙

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 发

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Scroll to Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to browse on this website, you accept the use of cookies for the above purposes.