(gēng )

更 English Translation

The English meaning of (gēng ) is:

  • to change or replace
  • to experience
  • one of the five two-hour periods into which the night was formerly divided
  • watch (e.g. of a sentry or guard)

(gèng )

更 English Translation

The English meaning of (gèng ) is:

  • more
  • even more
  • further
  • still
  • still more

Example Usage of 更


Wǒmen de háizi xǐhuān gǒu, dàn wǒ gèng xǐhuān māo. Our children like dogs, but I prefer cats.

Tā hěn niánqīng, gèng zhòngyào de shì, tā hěn shuài. He is young and, what is more, handsome.

Shēnghuó hěn kùnnán, dàn wǒ gèng jiānqiáng. Life is hard, but I am harder.

Yǒu shé me bǐ shīmíng gèng bùxìng de ne? What greater misfortune is there than to go blind?

Diànshì de yōudiǎn zàiyú tā gěi tǐyù àihào zhě tígōngle gèng dà de fāngbiàn. Television has the advantage of providing sports fans with greater convenience.

Suízhe shíjiān de tuīyí, bǐsài zēngjiāle guīzé yǐ shǐ zhī gèng ānquán. As time went on, rules were added to the game to make it safer.

Nǐ gèng xǐhuān nǎge, zhège háishì nàgè? Which do you like better, this or that?

Nǐ yào gèng hǎo dì lìyòng xiánxiá shíjiān. You should make better use of your free time.

Tā mǎi bù qǐ qìchē, gèng bùyào shuō mǎi fángzile. He cannot buy a car, still less a house.

Wǒ bàba tuìxiūle, yǐbiàn wèi gēng niánqīng de rén ràng lù. My father retired to make way for younger people.

Chūntiān hé qiūtiān, nǐ gèng xǐhuān nǎge? Which do you like better, spring or autumn?


更 Radical
HSK Level 5
更 Stroke Count 7
Variants of (gēng )
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