(yǐn )

听 English Translation

The English meaning of (yǐn ) is:

  • smile (archaic)

(tìng ) ( )

听 English Translation

The English meaning of (tìng ) is:

  • (literary pronunciation, still advocated in Taiwan) to rule
  • to sentence
  • to allow

(tīng ) ( )

听 English Translation

The English meaning of (tīng ) is:

  • to listen
  • to hear
  • to obey
  • a can (loanword from English "tin")
  • classifier for canned beverages

Example Usage of 听


Wǒ tīngdào zhège xiāoxī hěn chījīng. I was surprised at the news.

Zhè yìwèizhe qítā rén zhǐ néng cóng tīng nǐ shuō dehuà lái liǎojiě nǐ hé xǐhuān nǐ. This means that others can only come to know you and like you by listening to what you say.

Tīngdào tā chénggōng de xiāoxī, tā hěn gāoxìng. He was happy at the news of her success.

Wǒmen yǒu hěnduō tīngzhòng. We had a large audience.

Wǒ tīngdào zhège xiāoxī hěn jīngyà. I was very surprised to hear the news.

Nǐ dú gěi wǒ tīng de shíhòu, wǒ jiù kěyǐ zuò féngrènle. While you are reading to me, I can do my sewing.

Bùyào tàntīng biérén de shì. Don't pry into the affairs of others.

Wǒ méi jiànguò yě méi tīngguò zhèyàng de shì. I have neither seen nor heard of such a thing.

Zhè yīnyuè zhídé tīng xǔduō cì. That music is worth listening to many times.

Wǒ tīngle, dàn shénme yě méi tīngdào. I listened, but I didn't hear anything.

Wǒ yě tīngguò yīgè lèisì de gùshì. I also heard a similar story.

Tā tīngdào xiāoxī hòu shīqùle lǐzhì. He went mad when he heard the story.

Shǒuxiān, wǒ yào tīng tīng shuāngfāng de yìjiàn. First, I should hear both sides.

Nǐ kěnéng tīng shuōguò. You might have heard of it.

Yǒu kòng de shíhòu, wǒ zǒng xǐhuān tīng gǔdiǎn yīnyuè. I always enjoy listening to classical music in my free time.

Wǒ tīngguò zhèshǒu gē de fǎyǔ bǎn. I heard the song sung in French.

Nánhái tǎngzhe tīng shōuyīnjī. The boy lay listening to the radio.

Tā hái méi tīngdào zhège xiāoxī. She still hasn't heard this news.

Zuó wǎn wǒmen tīngle zǒngtǒng zài diànshì shàng de jiǎnghuà. Yesterday evening we heard the President talk on television.



Decomposition of 听

听 Radical
HSK Level 1
听 Stroke Count 7
Variants of (yǐn )
听 Stroke Order