错误 cuò wù: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

错误 (cuò wù) English Meaning

  • error
  • mistake
  • mistaken

Traditional Characters:  錯誤

错 forms words in:

误 forms words in:

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Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • |(gè)

Sample Sentences

  • 没有错误。
    Méiyǒu cuòwù.
    There’s no mistake.
  • 这不算犯错误。
    Zhè bù suàn fàn cuòwù.
    That doesn’t count as making a mistake.
  • 说谎是错误的。
    Shuōhuǎng shì cuòwù de.
    It’s wrong to tell lies.
  • 你犯了个错误。
    Nǐ fànle gè cuòwù.
    You made a mistake.
  • 你并不完全错误。
    Nǐ bìng bù wánquán cuòwù.
    You are not at all wrong.
  • 不要笑他犯了错误。
    Bùyào xiào tā fànle cuòwù.
    Don’t laugh at him for making a mistake.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

错 (cuò): mistake; wrong; bad; interlocking; complex; to grind; to polish; to alternate; to stagger; to miss; to let slip; to evade; to inlay with gold or silver

  •  (jīn): gold / metal
  •  (xī): former times; the past; Taiwan pronunciation xí
  • 廿 (niàn): twenty (20), in a limited number of set expressions; also written using banker’s character
  •  (rì): sun

误 (wù): mistake; error; to miss; to harm; to delay; to neglect; mistakenly

  •  (yán): speech
  •  (wú): Wu

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 错

HSK 2 Word List

  • 错(cuò): mistake; error; blunder; fault; cross; uneven; wrong; CL:  個|个(gè)

HSK 4 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 误

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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