演员 yǎn yuán: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

演员 (yǎn yuán) English Meaning

  • actor or actress
  • performer

Traditional Characters:  演員

演 forms words in:

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

员 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)
  • (wèi)
  • (míng)

Sample Sentences

  • 老资格的演员或表演者。
    Lǎo zīgé de yǎnyuán huò biǎoyǎn zhě.
    A veteran actor or performer.
  • 演员须善于熟记台词。
    Yǎnyuán xū shànyú shú jì táicí.
    An actor must be able to memorize his lines.
  • 我从没听说过这个演员。
    Wǒ cóng méi tīng shuōguò zhège yǎnyuán.
    I have never heard of this actor.
  • 她是个滥竽充数的演员。
    Tā shìgè làn yú chōng shǔ de yǎnyuán.
    She is a sorry excuse for an actor.
  • 他是一个成功的性格演员。
    Tā shì yīgè chénggōng dì xìnggé yǎnyuán.
    He is a successful character actor.
  • 其实那个演员已经结婚了。
    Qíshí nàgè yǎnyuán yǐjīng jiéhūnle.
    To tell the truth, that actor is married.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

演 (yǎn): to act; to perform; to play; to develop; to evolve; to practice

  •  (shui): water

员 (yuán): person; employee; member

  •  (kǒu): mouth
  •  (bèi): shell / money

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 演

HSK 4 Word List

  • 表演 (biǎo yǎn): play; show; performance; exhibition; to perform; to act; to demonstrate; CL: 场(chǎng)
  • 演出 (yǎn chū): to act (in a play); to perform; to put on (a performance); performance; concert; show; CL: 场(cháng), 次(cì)
  • 演员 (yǎn yuán): actor or actress; performer; CL: 個|个(gè), 位(wèi), 名(míng)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 员

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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