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长城 cháng chéng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

长城 (cháng chéng) English Meaning

  • the Great Wall

Traditional Character:  長城

长 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.  PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced zhǎng in other HSK levels.

城 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 这一段长城有八个垛口。
    Zhè yīduàn chángchéng yǒu bā gè duǒkǒu.
    There are eight forts in this section of the Great Wall.
  • 我男朋友还没有去过长城。
    Wǒ nán péngyǒu hái méiyǒu qùguò chángchéng.
    My boyfriend still hasn’t been to the Great Wall.
  • 长城以其悠久的历史和其雄伟壮丽而着名。
    Chángchéng yǐ qí yōujiǔ de lìshǐ hé qí xióngwěi zhuànglì érzhe míng.
    The Great wall is known for its long history and its magnificence.
  • 中国的长城,世界上最长的城墙,象一条巨龙,逶迤在中国的北部。
    Zhōngguó de chángchéng, shìjiè shàng zuì zhǎng de chéngqiáng, xiàng yītiáo jù lóng, wēiyí zài zhōngguó de běibù.
    The Great Wall of China, the longest wall in the world, runs across north China like a huge dragon.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

长 (cháng): (cháng) length; long; forever; always; constantly (zhǎng) chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop; to increase; to enhance

  •  (zhǎng): long

城 (chéng): city walls; city; town; CL: 座(zuò), 道(dào), 個|个(gè)

  • 土 (tǔ): earth
  • 成 (chéng): to succeed; to finish; to complete; to accomplish; to become; to turn into; to be all right; OK!; one tenth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 长

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 校长(xiào zhǎng): (college, university) president; headmaster; CL:  個|个(gè), 位(wèi),名(míng)
  • 长(zhǎng): elder; senior; to grow; to develop; to come into being; to acquire; to enhance; to increase

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 城

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

  • 城堡(chéng bǎo): castle; rook (chess piece)

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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