穷 qióng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

穷 (qióng) English Meaning

  • exhausted
  • poor

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This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 他很穷。
    Tā hěn qióng.
    He is poor.
  • 我很穷。
    Wǒ hěn qióng.
    I’m poor.
  • 他穷得无法买新衣。
    Tā qióng dé wúfǎ mǎi xīn yī.
    He was too poor to buy a new coat.
  • 她很穷,但却很快乐。
    Tā hěn qióng, dàn què hěn kuàilè.
    She is poor, but happy.
  • 他虽然穷,却很幸福。
    Tā suīrán qióng, què hěn xìngfú.
    Even though he’s poor, he’s happy.
  • 我们穷,但是很快乐。
    Wǒmen qióng, dànshì hěn kuàilè.
    We are poor, but we are happy.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 qiong

穷 (qióng): exhausted; poor

  •  (xué): cave / swing door
  •  (lì): force

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