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理发 lǐ fà: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

理发 (lǐ fà) English Meaning

  • a barber
  • hairdressing

Traditional Characters:  理髮

理 forms words in:

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

发 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 我要去理发店理发。
    Wǒ yào qù lǐfǎ diàn lǐfǎ.
    I’m going to the barber’s to get my hair cut.
  • 我去了理发店理发。
    Wǒ qùle lǐfǎ diàn lǐfǎ.
    I had my hair cut at a barbershop.
  • 我昨天去了理发店理发。
    Wǒ zuótiān qùle lǐfǎ diàn lǐfǎ.
    I had my hair cut at the barbershop yesterday.
  • 我到那里去理发。
    Wǒ dào nàlǐ qù lǐfǎ.
    I go there for haircuts.
  • 你到了该去理发的时候了。
    Nǐ dàole gāi qù lǐfǎ de shíhòule.
    It is time you had a haircut!
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Stroke Order & Character Components

理 (lǐ): texture; grain (of wood); inner essence; intrinsic order; reason; logic; truth; science; natural science (esp. physics); to manage; to pay attention to; to run (affairs); to handle; to put in order; to tidy up

  • 王(yù): jade
  • 里(lǐ): neighborhood

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

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

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 理

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 管理(guǎn lǐ): to supervise; to manage; to administer; management; administration; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 理发(lǐfà): a barber; hairdressing
  • 理解(lǐjiě): to comprehend; to understand; comprehension; understanding
  • 理想(lǐxiǎng): a dream; an ideal; perfection; ideal; perfect; desirable; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 修理(xiū lǐ): to repair; to perform maintenance; to overhaul; to fix; to prune; to trim
  • 整理(zhěng lǐ): to arrange; to tidy up; to sort out; to straighten out; to list systematically; to collate (data, files); to pack (luggage)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 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

  • 发表(fā biǎo): to publish; to issue; to put out; to issue (a statement);
  • 发愁(fā chóu): to worry; to fret; to be anxious; to become sad
  • 发达(fā dá): developed (country, etc.); flourishing; to develop
  • 发抖(fā dǒu): to tremble; to shake; to shiver; to shudder; tremulous
  • 发挥(fā huī): to display; to exhibit; to bring out implicit or innate qualities; to express (a thought or moral); to develop (an idea); to elaborate (on a theme)
  • 发明(fā míng): to invent; invention; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 发票(fā piào): invoice; receipt or bill for purchase
  • 发言(fā yán): to make a speech; statement; utterance
  • 开发(kāi fā): exploit (a resource); open up (for development); to develop
  • 启发(qǐfā): to enlighten; to explain and arouse interest; to inspire; inspiration; heuristic (attributively); to teach; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 颁发(bān fā): to issue; to promulgate; to award
  • 爆发(bào fā): to break out; to erupt; to explode; to burst out
  • 迸发(bèng fā): to burst out; to gush; to spurt
  • 发布(fā bù): to release; to issue; to announce; to distribute; also written 發发布(fā bù)
  • 发财(fā cái): to get rich
  • 发呆(fā dāi): to daydream; lost in thought
  • 发动(fā dòng): to start; to launch; to unleash; to mobilize; to arouse
  • 发觉(fā jué): to find; to detect; to discover
  • 发射(fā shè): to shoot (a projectile); to fire (a rocket); to launch; to emit (a particle); to discharge; emanation; emission
  • 发誓(fā shì): to vow; to pledge; to swear
  • 发行(fā xíng): to publish; to issue (stocks, currency, etc.); to release; to distribute (a film)
  • 发炎(fā yán): inflamed from infection or injury; inflammation
  • 发扬(fā yáng): to develop; to make full use of
  • 发育(fā yù): to develop; growth; development
  • 激发(jī fā): to arouse; to excite
  • 批发(pī fā): wholesale; bulk trade; distribution
  • 散发(sàn fā): distribute; emit; issue
  • 蒸发(zhēng fā): to evaporate; evaporation
  • 自发(zì fā): spontaneous

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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