Meaning and pronunciation of 读

Simplified character
Traditional character
dú (du2)

Definition:

to read; to study; reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音[pin1 yin1];

HSK levels:

1, 4, 5

Components:

  • 讠 (yán): speech
  • 卖 (mài): to sell; to betray; to spare no effort; to show off or flaunt;

Characters with the same pronunciation:

Sentences examples with 读:

  • 我读了八本书。
    Wǒ dúle bā běn shū.
  • 你会读这个汉字吗?
    Nǐ huì dú zhège hànzì ma?
  • 你喜欢读书吗?
    Nǐ xǐhuān dúshū ma?
  • 我喜欢读书。
    Wǒ xǐhuān dúshū.
  • 我每天早上都要读报纸。
    Wǒ měitiān zǎoshang dōu yào dú bàozhǐ.

Words containing 读, by HSK level:

HSK vocabulary list level 1

  • (dú) : to read; to study; reading of word (i.e. pronunciation), similar to 拼音[pin1 yin1]

HSK vocabulary list level 4

  • (yuèdú) : to read; reading

HSK vocabulary list level 5

  • (lǎngdú) : read aloud; read loudly and clearly

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