钥匙 yào shi: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

钥匙 (yào shi) English Meaning

  • key

Traditional Characters:  鑰匙

钥 and 匙 are only found in HSK 4.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (bǎ)

Sample Sentences

  • 不要玩钥匙。
    Bùyào wán yàoshi.
    Do not play with the key.
  • 他转动钥匙。
    Tā zhuǎndòng yàoshi.
    He turned the key.
  • 你拿错钥匙了。
    Nǐ ná cuò yàoshile.
    You took the wrong key.
  • 我把钥匙掉了。
    Wǒ bǎ yàoshi diàole.
    I have lost the key.
  • 钥匙在桌子上。
    Yàoshi zài zhuōzi shàng.
    The key is on the table.
  • 这是您的钥匙。
    Zhè shì nín de yàoshi.
    This is your key.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

要 (yào): to demand; to request; to coerce

  • 钅 (jīn): gold / metal
  • 月 (yuè): moon

是 (shì): to be; yes

  • 是 (shì): to be; yes
  • 匕 (bǐ): spoon / man overthrown
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