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生命 shēng mìng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

生命 (shēng mìng) English Meaning

  • life
  • living
  • biological

Traditional Characters:  生命

生 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

命 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 我爱生命。
    Wǒ ài shēngmìng.
    I love life.
  • 他珍视生命。
    Tā zhēnshì shēngmìng.
    He holds life dear.
  • 这就是生命。
    Zhè jiùshì shēngmìng.
    This is the life.
  • 我爱我的生命。
    Wǒ ài wǒ de shēngmìng.
    I love my life.
  • 水是生命的源泉。
    Shuǐ shì shēngmìng de yuánquán.
    Life cannot exist without water.
  • 写作是他的生命。
    Xiězuò shì tā de shēngmìng.
    Writing is his life.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

生 (shēng): to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; raw; uncooked; student

  • (shēng): be born
HSK 4 ming

命 (mìng): life; fate; order or command; to assign a name, title, etc.

  • 亼 (jí): 亼
  • 叩 (kòu): to knock; to kowtow

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 生

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 生气(shēngqì): angry; mad; offended; animated; to get angry; to be enraged; to take offense; animation

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 命

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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