长江 cháng jiāng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

长江 (cháng jiāng) English Meaning

  • Changjiang river
  • Yangtze river

Traditional Character:  長江

长 forms words in:

HSK 1, 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.

江 is only found in HSK 4.

Sample Sentences

  • 长江是中国的交通要道之一。
    Chángjiāng shì zhōngguó de jiāotōng yào dào zhī yī.
    The Yangtse River is one of the main arteries of traffic in China.
  • 长江是世界上最长的河流之一。
    Chángjiāng shì shìjiè shàng zuì zhǎng de héliú zhī yī.
    The Changjiang River is one of the longest rivers in the world.
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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

江 (jiāng): river; CL:條|条(tiáo), 道(dào)

  • 氵 (shui): water
  • 工 (gōng): work

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

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