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表扬 biǎo yáng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

表扬 (biǎo yáng) English Meaning

  • to praise
  • to commend

Traditional Characters:  表揚

表 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

扬 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 该表扬就给予表扬。
    Gāi biǎoyáng jiù jǐyǔ biǎoyáng.
    Give credit where it’s due.
  • 校长表扬男同学服装整齐。
    Xiàozhǎng biǎoyáng nán tóngxué fúzhuāng zhěngqí.
    The headmaster praised the boys for their neat turn-out.
  • 炮手琼斯受到了将军的表扬。
    Pàoshǒu qióngsī shòudàole jiāngjūn de biǎoyáng.
    Gunner Jones was praised by the general.
  • 你们克服了这么大的困难,值得表扬。
    Nǐmen kèfúle zhème dà de kùnnán, zhídé biǎoyáng.
    You deserve praise in that you have overcome such difficulties.
  • 她父亲很严厉,他从来没有表扬过她。
    Tā fùqīn hěn yánlì, tā cónglái méiyǒu biǎoyángguò tā.
    She had a stern father who never praised her.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 biao

表 (biǎo): wrist or pocket watch

  •  (máo): fur
  •  (yī): cloth
HSK 4 yang 2

扬 (yáng): to raise; to hoist; the action of tossing or winnowing; scattering (in the wind); to flutter; to propagate

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 勿 (wù): do not

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 表

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 表达(biǎo dá):  to voice (an opinion); to express; to convey
  • 表面(biǎo miàn):  surface; face; outside; appearance
  • 表明(biǎo míng):  to make clear; to make known; to state clearly; to indicate; known
  • 表情(biǎo qíng):  (facial) expression; to express one’s feelings; expression
  • 表现(biǎo xiàn):  to show; to show off; to display; to manifest; expression; manifestation; show; display; performance (at work, etc.)
  • 代表(dài biǎo):  representative; delegate; to represent; to stand for; on behalf of; in the name of; CL: 位(wèi),個|个(gè), 名(míng)
  • 发表(fā biǎo):  to publish; to issue; to put out; to issue (a statement); 

HSK 6 Word List

  • 表决(biǎo jué):  decide by vote; vote
  • 表态(biǎo tài):  to declare one’s position; to say where one stands
  • 表彰(biǎo zhāng):  to honor; to cite (in dispatches); cite (in dispatches); commend
  • 外表(wài biǎo):  external; outside; outward appearance

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 扬

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 发扬 (fā yáng): to develop; to make full use of
  • 飘扬 (piāo yáng): wave; flutter; fly
  • 宣扬 (xuān yáng): to proclaim; to make public or well known
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