点 meaning and pronunciation

Simplified character
Traditional character

点 in English

diǎn

  • point
  • dot
  • drop
  • speck
  • o'clock
  • point (in space or time)
  • to draw a dot
  • to check on a list
  • to choose
  • to order (food in a restaurant)
  • to touch briefly
  • to hint
  • to light
  • to ignite
  • to pour a liquid drop by drop
  • (old) one fifth of a two-hour watch 更[geng1]
  • dot stroke in Chinese characters
  • classifier for items

HSK levels

Components

  • (bo): divination
  • (kǒu): mouth
  • (biāo): fire, legs

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : standard work of scholarship; canon; law; literary quotation or allusion; ceremony; to be in charge of; to mortgage or pawn;
  • : gem used as ear plug; jade earrings;
  • : iodine (chemistry);
  • :
  • : to stand on tiptoe; Taiwan pr. [dian4];

Sentences examples with 点

  • 他吃一点。
    Tā chī yīdiǎn.
  • 现在几点了?
    Xiànzài jǐ diǎnle?
  • 请吃点儿米饭。
    Qǐng chī diǎn er mǐfàn.
  • 现在十二点了。
    Xiànzài shí'èr diǎnle.
  • 我八点回家。
    Wǒ bā diǎn huí jiā.

Words containing 点, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

  • (diǎn): a little; a bit; drop (of liquid); stain; spot; speck; jot; dot stroke (in Chinese characters); decimal point; point; mark (of degree or level); a place (with certain characteristics); iron bell; o’clock; some; (point) unit of measurement for type; to touch on briefly; to make clear; to light; to ignite; to kindle; period of time at night (24 minutes) (old); a drip; to dibble; classifier for small indeterminate quantities
  • 一点儿 (yī diǎn er): a little (bit)

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list