表演 biǎo yǎn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

表演 (biǎo yǎn) English Meaning

  • play
  • show
  • performance
  • exhibition
  • to perform
  • to act
  • to demonstrate

Traditional Characters:  表演

表 forms words in:

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

演 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (chǎng)

Sample Sentences

  • 拙劣的表演
    Zhuōliè de biǎoyǎn.
    A poor performance.
  • 下一场表演在几点钟?
    xià yī chǎng biǎoyǎn zài jǐ diǎn zhōng?
    What time is the next performance?
  • 我们喜欢看海豚的表演。
    Wǒmen xǐhuān kàn hǎitún de biǎoyǎn.
    We like to see the performance of dolphins.
  • 我们希望你喜欢这个表演。
    Wǒmen xīwàng nǐ xǐhuān zhège biǎoyǎn.
    We hope you will enjoy the show.
  • 我对我今天的表演不满意。
    Wǒ duì wǒ jīntiān de biǎoyǎn bù mǎnyì.
    I am not satisfied with my performance today.
  • 那个女演员的表演相当呆板。
    Nàgè nǚ yǎnyuán de biǎoyǎn xiāngdāng dāibǎn.
    The actress gave a rather wooden performance.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

表 (biǎo): wrist or pocket watch

  •  (máo): fur
  •  (yī): cloth

演 (yǎn): to act; to perform; to play; to develop; to evolve; to practice

  •  (shui): water

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 表

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 演

HSK 4 Word List

  • 表演 (biǎo yǎn): play; show; performance; exhibition; to perform; to act; to demonstrate; CL: 场(chǎng)
  • 演出 (yǎn chū): to act (in a play); to perform; to put on (a performance); performance; concert; show; CL: 场(cháng), 次(cì)
  • 演员 (yǎn yuán): actor or actress; performer; CL: 個|个(gè), 位(wèi), 名(míng)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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