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短信 duǎn xìn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

短信 (duǎn xìn) English Meaning

  • text message
  • SMS

Traditional Characters:  短信

短 forms words in:

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

信 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 汤姆给我发了一条有趣的短信。
    Tāngmǔ gěi wǒ fāle yītiáo yǒuqù de duǎnxìn.
    Tom sent me an interesting text.
  • 她发了一条短信。
    Tā fāle yītiáo duǎnxìn.
    She sent a text message.
  • 你为什么总是发短信?
    Nǐ wèishéme zǒng shì fā duǎnxìn?
    Why are you texting all the time?
  • 他等火车的时候,一会儿听音乐,一会儿发短信。
    Tā děng huǒchē de shíhòu, yīhuǐ’er tīng yīnyuè, yīhuǐ’er fā duǎnxìn.
    While he was waiting for the train, he listened to music and sent text messages.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

短 (duǎn): short; brief; to lack; weak point; fault

  • 矢 (shǐ): arrow
  • 豆 (dòu): pea

信 (xìn): letter; mail; CL:封(fēng); to trust; to believe; to profess faith in; truthful; confidence; trust; at will; at random

  • 亻 (rén): man
  • 言 (yán): speech (trad)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 短

HSK 3 Word List

  • 短(duǎn): short or brief; to lack; weak point; fault

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 信

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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