流行 liú xíng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

流行 (liú xíng) English Meaning

  • to spread
  • to rage (of contagious disease)
  • popular
  • fashionable
  • prevalent
  • (math.) manifold

Traditional Characters:  流行

流 forms words in:

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

行 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all. PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced háng in other HSK words.

Sample Sentences

  • 园艺在这几年很流行。
    Yuányì zài zhè jǐ nián hěn liúxíng.
    Gardening has been popular for some years.
  • 那个流行歌手自杀了。
    Nàgè liúxíng gēshǒu zìshāle.
    The popular singer committed suicide.
  • 网球在学生中非常流行。
    Wǎngqiú zài xuéshēng zhōng fēicháng liúxíng.
    Tennis is very popular among students.
  • 曲棍球在中国不是很流行。
    Qūgùnqiú zài zhōngguó bùshì hěn liúxíng.
    Field hockey is not very popular in China.
  • 这首歌在七十年代很流行。
    Zhè shǒu gē zài qīshí niándài hěn liúxíng.
    This song was popular in the 1970s.
  • 短暂的时尚:流行一时的狂热
    Duǎnzàn de shíshàng: Liúxíng yīshí de kuángrè.
    A short-lived popular fashion: a fad.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 liu 2

流 (liú): to flow; to disseminate; to circulate or spread; to move or drift; to degenerate; to banish or send into exile; stream of water or something resembling one; class, rate or grade

  • 氵 (shui): water
  • 㐬 (liú): 㐬
hsk 3 xing

行 (xíng): (xíng) to travel; walk; to go; a visit; temporary; makeshift; current; in circulation; to do; to perform; capable; competent; effective; all right; OK!; will do; behavior; conduct; (háng) a row; series; age order (of brothers); profession; professional; relating to company

  • (xíng): circulate

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 流

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 行

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 进行(jìn xíng): to advance; to conduct; underway; in progress; to do; to carry out; to carry on; to execute
  • 举行(jǔxíng): to hold (a meeting, ceremony, etc.)
  • 流行(liú xíng): to spread; to rage (of contagious disease); popular; fashionable; prevalent; (math.) manifold
  • 旅行(lǚxíng): to travel; journey; trip; CL: 趟(tàng), 次(cì), 個|个(gè)
  • 行(xíng): to walk; to go; to travel; a visit; temporary; makeshift; current; in circulation; to do; to perform; capable; competent; effective; all right; OK!; will do

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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