香 xiāng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

香 (xiāng) English Meaning

  • fragrant
  • sweet smelling
  • aromatic
  • savory or appetizing
  • (to eat) with relish
  • (of sleep) sound
  • perfume or spice
  • joss or incense stick

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 5.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (gēn)

Sample Sentences

  • 菊花很香。
    Júhuā hěn xiāng.
    Chrysanthemums smell sweet.
  • 这东西有香甜味。
    Zhè dōngxī yǒu xiāngtián wèi.
    It smells sweet.
  • 花真的好香。
    Huā zhēn de hǎo xiāng.
    These flowers have a really nice fragrance.
  • 这只梨闻上去很香。
    Zhè zhǐ lí wén shàngqù hěn xiāng.
    This pear smells nice.
  • 我喜欢熟桃的香甜味。
    Wǒ xǐhuān shú táo de xiāngtián wèi.
    I like the luscious taste of ripe peaches.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

香 (xiāng): fragrant; sweet-smelling; aromatic; savory or appetizing; (to eat) with relish; (of sleep) sound; perfume or spice; joss or incense stick; CL:根(gēn)

  • (xiāng): perfume

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 香

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

  • 香(xiāng): fragrant; sweet smelling; aromatic; savory or appetizing; (to eat) with relish; (of sleep) sound; perfume or spice; joss or incense stick; CL: 根(gēn)

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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