Meaning and pronunciation of 号

Simplified character
Traditional character
hào (hao4)


ordinal number; day of a month; mark; sign; business establishment; size; ship suffix; horn (wind instrument); bugle call; assumed name; to take a pulse; classifier used to indicate number of people;

HSK levels:

1, 4, 5, 6


  • 口 (kǒu): mouth
  • 丂 (kǎo): breath' or 'sigh' component in Chinese characters;

Characters with the same pronunciation:

Sentences examples with 号:

  • 四号去教室。
    Sì hào qù jiàoshì.
  • 今天是 2002 年 1 月 1号。
    Jīntiān shì 2002 nián 1 yuè 1 hào.
  • 你的房间号是多少?
    Nǐ de fángjiān hào shì duōshǎo?

Words containing 号, by HSK level:

HSK words level 1

  • (hào) : day of a month; (suffix used after) name of a ship; (ordinal) number

HSK words level 4

  • (hàomǎ) : number; CL:堆[dui1] ,个

HSK words level 5

  • (guàhào) : to register (at a hospital); to send by registered mail
  • (xìnhào) : signal

HSK words level 6

  • (chēnghào) : name; term of address; title
  • (fúhào) : symbol; mark; sign
  • (hàozhào) : to call; to appeal

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