Meaning and pronunciation of 京

Simplified/traditional character
jīng (jing1)


capital city of a country; big; algebraic term for a large number (old); artificial mound (old);

HSK levels:

1, 4


  • 亠 (tóu): shelter, head
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 小 (xiǎo): small

Sentences examples with 京:

  • 我住在北京。
    Wǒ zhù zài Běijīng.
  • 我明天坐飞机去北京。
    Wǒ míngtiān zuò fēijī qù běijīng.
  • 我住在北京。
    Wǒ zhù zài běijīng.
  • 我坐飞机去北京。
    Wǒ zuò fēijī qù běijīng.
  • 我去过一回北京。
    Wǒ qùguò yī huí běijīng.

Words containing 京, by HSK level:

HSK 1 word list

  • (Běijīng) : Beijing; capital of People's Republic of China; Peking; PRC government

HSK 4 word list

  • (Jīngjù) : Beijing opera; CL:场[chang3] ,出[chu1]

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