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表示 biǎo shì: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

表示 (biǎo shì) English Meaning

  • to express
  • to show
  • to say
  • to state
  • to indicate
  • to mean

Traditional Characters:  表示

表 forms words in:

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

示 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 微笑并不一定表示高兴。
    Wéixiào bìng bù yīdìng biǎoshì gāoxìng.
    Smiles do not always indicate pleasure.
  • 那闪动的灯光表示此路不通。
    Nà shǎn dòng de dēngguāng biǎoshì cǐ lù bùtōng.
    The flashing lights mean that the road is blocked.
  • 在页边作个记号表示有遗漏。
    Zài yè biān zuò gè jìhào biǎoshì yǒu yílòu.
    Put a mark in the margin to show the omission.
  • 她戴着结婚戒指,表示她已结婚。
    Tā dàizhe jiéhūn jièzhǐ, biǎoshì tā yǐ jiéhūn.
    She wears a wedding ring to show that she’s married.
  • 电视观众来信表示对当前节目不满。
    Diànshì guānzhòng láixìn biǎoshì duì dāngqián jiémù bùmǎn.
    Letters from viewers express their dissatisfaction with current programs.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 biao

表 (biǎo): wrist or pocket watch

  •  (máo): fur
  •  (yī): cloth
HSK 4 shi 4

示 (shì): to show; to reveal

  •  (shì): to venerate, to show

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 示

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 出示 (chū shì): to show; to take out and show to others; to display;
  • 显示 (xiǎn shì): to show; to demonstrate; to illustrate; to display; to demonstrate

HSK 6 Word List

  • 暗示 (àn shì): to hint; to suggest; suggestion; a hint
  • 启示 (qǐ shì): enlightenment; revelation; apocalypse
  • 请示 (qǐng shì): ask for instructions
  • 示范 (shì fàn): to demonstrate; to show how to do something; demonstration; a model example
  • 示威 (shì wēi): to demonstrate (as a protest); a demonstration; a military show of force
  • 示意 (shì yì): to hint; to indicate (an idea to somebody)
  • 提示 (tí shì): to prompt; to present; to point out; to draw attention to something; hint; brief; cue
  • 展示 (zhǎn shì): to reveal; to display; to show; to exhibit something
  • 指示 (zhǐ shì): to point out; to indicate; to instruct; directives; instructions; CL: 個|个(gè)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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