醒 xǐng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

醒 (xǐng) English Meaning

  • to wake up
  • to awaken
  • to be awake

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 我通常醒得很早。
    Wǒ tōngcháng xǐng dé hěn zǎo.
    I usually wake up early.
  • 他上午十一点才醒。
    Tā shàngwǔ shíyīdiǎn cái xǐng.
    He didn’t wake up until 11 o’clock in the morning.
  • 我母亲昨天很晚还醒着。
    Wǒ mǔqīn zuótiān hěn wǎn hái xǐngzhe.
    My mother was up late last night.
  • 她一醒,我们就放音乐。
    Tā yī xǐng, wǒmen jiù fàng yīnyuè.
    As soon as she wakes up, we’ll turn on the music.
  • 把他放到床上去等他醒醒酒。
    Bǎ tā fàng dào chuángshàng qù děng tā xǐng xǐngjiǔ.
    Put him to bed until he sobers up.
  • 你以为自己醒着,但其实你可能是在做梦。
    Nǐ yǐwéi zìjǐ xǐngzhe, dàn qíshí nǐ kěnéng shì zài zuòmèng.
    You think you’re awake, but you may, in fact, be dreaming.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

醒 (xǐng): to wake up; to be awake; to become aware; to sober up; to come to

  • 酉 (yǒu): alcohol
  • 星 (xīng): star; heavenly body; satellite; small amount

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