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老虎 lǎo hǔ: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

老虎 (lǎo hǔ) English Meaning

  • tiger

Traditional Characters:  老虎

老 forms words in:

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

虎 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (zhī)

Sample Sentences

  • 老虎被杀了。
    Lǎohǔ bèi shāle.
    The tiger was killed.
  • 那不是老虎。
    Nà bùshì lǎohǔ.
    That is not a tiger.
  • 老虎躺在笼子的中间。
    Lǎohǔ tǎng zài lóngzi de zhōngjiān.
    The tiger lies in the middle of the cage.
  • 老虎发出可怕的吼声。
    Lǎohǔ fāchū kěpà de hǒushēng.
    The tiger snarled frighteningly.
  • 老虎的踪迹仅依稀可见。
    Lǎohǔ de zōngjī jǐn yīxī kějiàn.
    Only faint traces of the tiger’s tracks could be seen.
  • 老虎是猫科动物的典型。
    Lǎohǔ shì māo kē dòngwù de diǎnxíng.
    The tiger is a representative of the cat family.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

老 (lǎo): old (of people); prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity; venerable (person); experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat, etc.) tough

  • (lǎo): old
  • (tǔ): earth
  • 丿 (piě): oblique
  • (bǐ): spoon / man overthrown
HSK 4 hu 3

虎 (hǔ): tiger; CL:只(zhī); brave; fierce

  • 虍 (hū): tiger
  • 儿 (er): child

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 老

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 老(lǎo): old (of people); venerable (person); prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity; experienced; of long standing; always; all the time; of the past; very; outdated; (of meat, etc.) tough

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 虎

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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