郊区 jiāo qū: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

郊区 (jiāo qū) English Meaning

  • suburban district
  • outskirts
  • suburbs

Traditional Characters:  郊區

郊 is only found in HSK 4.

区 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 他住在东京郊区。
    Tā zhù zài dōngjīng jiāoqū.
    He lives in the suburbs of Tokyo.
  • 我住在东京郊区。
    Wǒ zhù zài dōngjīng jiāoqū.
    I live on the outskirts of Tokyo.
  • 在郊区很安静。
  • Zài jiāoqū hěn ānjìng.
    It’s quiet in the suburbs.
  • 火车隆隆地驶出郊区。
    Huǒchē lónglóng dì shǐ chū jiāoqū.
    The train rumbled through the suburbs.
  • 我喜欢住在科比的郊区。
    Wǒ xǐhuān zhù zài kēbǐ de jiāoqū.
    I’d like to live in the suburbs of Kobe.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

HSK 4 jiao 1

郊 (jiāo): suburbs; outskirts

  • 交 (jiāo): to hand over; to deliver; to pay (money); to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines)
  • 阝(邑) (fù): city
HSK 4 qu 1

区 (qū): area; region; district; small; distinguish; CL: 個|个(gè)

  • 匚 (fāng): open box
  • 乂: unidentified strokes

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 区

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 地区 (dì qū): regional; local; district (not necessarily formal administrative unit); region; area; as a suffix to a city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture-level city or county-level city); CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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