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理想 lǐ xiǎng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

理想 (lǐ xiǎng) English Meaning

  • a dream
  • an ideal
  • perfection
  • ideal
  • perfect
  • desirable

Traditional Characters:  理想

理 forms words in:

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

想 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 这是止咳的理想药。
    Zhè shì zhǐké de lǐxiǎng yào.
    It’s an ideal remedy for cough.
  • 雷锋努力按这个理想去做,从不停息。
    Léifēng nǔlì àn zhège lǐxiǎng qù zuò, cóng bù tíngxī.
    Lei Feng never ceased trying to measure up to his ideal.
  • 海滩是一个供孩子们玩乐的理想场所。
    Hǎitān shì yīgè gōng háizimen wánlè de lǐxiǎng chǎngsuǒ.
    The beach is an ideal place for children to play.
  • 他正在寻找未来的妻子,但还没有找到理想人选。
    Tā zhèngzài xúnzhǎo wèilái de qīzi, dàn hái méiyǒu zhǎodào lǐxiǎng rénxuǎn.
    He is looking for a wife, but he hasn’t found his ideal mate.
  • 我不清楚我搞懂了他的意思。他是不是说悉尼是老人们生活的理想场所。
    Wǒ bù qīngchǔ wǒ gǎo dǒngle tā de yìsi. Tā shì bù shì shuō xīní shì lǎorénmen shēnghuó de lǐxiǎng chǎngsuǒ.
    I am not sure I follow him. Does he mean that Sydney is an ideal place for old people to live?
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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

想 (xiǎng): to think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss (feel wistful about the absence of somebody or something)

  • (mù): tree
  • (mù): eye
  • (xīn): heart
  • (xiāng): each other; one another; mutually

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 想

HSK 1 Word List

  • 想(xiǎng): to think; to believe; to suppose; to wish; to want; to miss

HSK 4 Word List

  • 理想(lǐxiǎng): a dream; an ideal; perfection; ideal; perfect; desirable; CL:  個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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