生意 shēng yì : Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

生意 (shēng yì) English Meaning

  • life force
  • vitality

Traditional Characters:  生意

生 forms words in:

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

意 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 生意真难做!
    Shēngyì zhēn nán zuò!
    Man is business difficult!
  • 生意怎么样?
    Shēngyì zěnme yàng?
    How’s business?
  • 生意正走下坡。
    Shēngyì zhèng zǒu xià pō.
    Business is going downhill.
  • 他的生意失败了。
    Tā de shēngyì shībàile.
    He failed in business.
  • 他们一起做过生意。
    Tāmen yīqǐ zu.Guò shēngyì.
    They’ve done some business together.
  • 你的生意进展如何?
    Nǐ de shēngyì jìnzhǎn rúhé?
    How is your business going?
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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

意 (yì): idea; meaning; thought; to think; wish; desire; intention; to expect; to anticipate; Italy; Italian; abbreviation for 意大利(Yìdàlì)

  •  (yīn): sound
  •  (xīn): heart

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 意

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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