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社会 shè huì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

社会 (shè huì) English Meaning

  • society

Traditional Characters:  社会

社 forms words in:

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

会 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all. PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced kuài in HSK 5.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 家庭是社会的核心。
    Jiātíng shì shèhuì de héxīn.
    The family is the fundamental unit of society.
  • 暴力是社会的癌症。
    Bàolì shì shèhuì de áizhèng.
    Violence is the cancer of our society.
  • 社会年刊已经出版了。
    Shèhuì niánkān yǐjīng chūbǎnle.
    The annals of the society have been published.
  • 他觉得被社会遗弃了。
    Tā juédé bèi shèhuì yíqìle.
    He felt alienated from society.
  • 我们的社会良莠不齐。
    Wǒmen de shèhuì liángyǒubùqí.
    In our society we find men of integrity along with crooks.
  • 社会有权要求人们守法。
    Shèhuì yǒu quán yāoqiú rénmen shǒufǎ.
    Society has a right to expect people to obey the law.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 she

社 (shè): society; group; club; agency; (old) god of the land

  • 礻 (shì): to venerate, to show
  • 土 (tǔ): earth

会 (huì): can; to be possible; to be able to; will; to be likely to; to be sure to; to assemble; to meet; to gather; to see; union; group; association; CL:個|个[gè]; a moment. Taiwan pronunciation for this sense is huǐ.

  • 人 (rén): man
  • 云 (yún): cloud; CL:朵 (duǒ)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 社

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 报社 (bào shè): general office of a newspaper; newspaper office; CL: 家(jiā)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 社区 (shè qū): community

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 会

HSK 1 Word List

  • 会(huì): can; be possible; be able to; will; be likely to; be sure to; to assemble; to meet; to gather; to see; union; group; association; a moment (Taiwan pronunciation for this sense is huǐ)

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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