至少 zhì shǎo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

至少 (zhì shǎo) English Meaning

  • at least
  • (to say the) least

Traditional Characters:  至少

至 forms words in:

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

少 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 它至少要花五美元。
    Tā zhìshǎo yào huā wǔ měiyuán.
    It’ll cost at least five dollars.
  • 鸡蛋至少要煮5分钟。
    Jīdàn zhìshǎo yào zhǔ 5 fēnzhōng.
    An egg should cook for at least 5 minutes.
  • 栗子至少要煮15分钟。
    Lìzǐ zhìshǎo yào zhǔ 15 fēnzhōng.
    Boil chestnuts for at least 15 minutes.
  • 当爸爸的必须至少会煮蛋。
    Dāng bàba de bìxū zhìshǎo huì zhǔ dàn.
    Daddy must be able to cook at least one egg!
  • 我们每天至少该睡八小时。
    Wǒmen měitiān zhìshǎo gāi shuì bā xiǎoshí.
    We must sleep at least eight hours a day.
  • 你至少该说声”谢谢“吧。
    Nǐ zhìshǎo gāi shuō shēng” xièxiè “ba.
    You might at least say “thank you.”
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Stroke Order & Character Components

至 (zhì): to arrive; most; to; until

  •  (zhì): to reach

少 (shǎo): few; less; to lack; to be missing; to stop (doing something); seldom

  • (xiǎo): small
  • 丿 (piě): oblique

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 至

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 少

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

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