(shǒu )

手 English Translation

The English meaning of (shǒu ) is:

  • hand
  • (formal) to hold
  • person engaged in certain types of work
  • person skilled in certain types of work
  • personal(ly)
  • convenient
  • classifier for skill
  • CL: | (shuāng), | (zhī)

Example Usage of 手


Tā yòngle yīxiē shǒuduàn lái hé Nancy sīxià jiāotán. He contrived a means of speaking to Nancy privately.

Hétóng yǐjīng dàoshǒule, nà jiù chūqù qìngzhù yīxià ba. The contract is in the bag, so let's go out and celebrate.

Wǒ dìdì shǒu lǐ názhe yīgè shèxiàngjī. My brother is holding a camera in his hand.

Tā huīzhe tā de shǒu, zhídào huǒchē xiāoshī zài shìxiàn zhī wài. She waved her hand until the train was out of sight.

Tā fàngxià shǒuzhōng de zhēnxiàn huó, bìng zhànle qǐlái. She put aside the sewing and stood up.

Tā dìdì shìgè yǒumíng de zúqiú xuǎnshǒu. His little brother is a famous soccer player.

Bùyào chāshǒu wǒ de shì. Don't interfere in my affairs.

Wǒ zǒng shì zài lí shǒu bù yuǎn dì dìfāng fàng yī běn zìdiǎn. I always keep a dictionary close at hand.

Bǎshǒu jǔ qǐlái! Put your hands up!

Wǒ de shǒuzhǐ dòng jiāngle, yǐ zhìyú wúfǎ dàn gāngqínle. My fingers are so numb with cold that I can't play the piano.

Xǔduō niánqīng nǚhái xǐhuān zhège gēshǒu. Many a young girl likes the singer.

Tā shēn zhíle tā de shǒubì. He stretched his arm.

Tā tuìxiū de shíhòu, tā érzi jiēshǒule tā de shēngyì. When he retired, his son took over the business.

Fùqīn jiāng huì jiēshòu shǒushù. Father is going to undergo an operation.

Tā bùshì gēshǒu, dànshì gè yǎnyuán. He is not a singer, but an actor.

Zìcóng shǒushù hòu, wǒ fùqīn yīzhí chǔyú liánghǎo de zhuàngtài. My father has been in good shape since his operation.

Tā shǒu lǐ názhe yī duǒ méiguī. She has a rose in her hand.

Jǐngchá duì tāmen shuō:“Zhùshǒu”. The policemen said to them, "Stop."

Shì nǐ gāi fàngqì nǐ yòuzhì shǒuduàn de shíhòule. It is time you left off your childish ways.

Tā lí wǎngqiú gāoshǒu hái chà dé yuǎn ne. He is far from a good tennis player.

Tā bǎ tā de shǒu cóng zhuō shàng yí kāile. He withdrew his hand from the table.

Tā shìgè wǎngqiú qiú shǒu. He's a tennis player.


Chinese Radical (shǒu )

The character (shǒu ) is a radical in the following characters:


Chinese words containing 手

is a Chinese Radical
手 Stroke Count 4
Variants of (shǒu )
手 Stroke Order