相反 xiāng fǎn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

相反 (xiāng fǎn) English Meaning

  • opposite
  • contrary

Traditional Characters:  相反

相 forms words in:

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

反 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 我的看法相反。
    Wǒ de kànfǎ xiāngfǎn.
    My opinion is the opposite.
  • 他们往相反的方向去。
    Tāmen wǎng xiāngfǎn de fāngxiàng qù.
    They went in opposite directions.
  • 对立面是相反的人或物。
    Duìlìmiàn shì xiāngfǎn de rén huò wù.
    One that is an opposite.
  • 结果与我们预期的相反。
    Jiéguǒ yú wǒmen yùqí de xiāngfǎn.
    The results were opposite to what we expected.
  • 玛丽不穷,相反,她相当富裕。
    Mǎlì bù qióng, xiāngfǎn, tā xiāngdāng fùyù.
    Mary is not poor. On the contrary, she is quite rich.
  • 「不方便」的相反词是「方便」。
    `Bù fāngbiàn’de xiāngfǎn cí shì `fāngbiàn’.
    The opposite of “inconvenient” is “convenient”.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

相 (xiāng): each other; one another; mutually

  • 木 (mù): tree
  • 目 (mù): eye

反 (fǎn): contrary; in reverse; inside out or upside down; to reverse; to return; to oppose; opposite; against; anti-; to rebel; to use an analogy; instead; abbr. for 反切(fǎn qiè) phonetic system

  •  (chǎng): production facility
  •  (yòu): still / hand

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 相

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 反

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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