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JLC Chinese Character Lesson 5 – ke, he (可苛呵河何荷)

Posted by Grace Feng on October 10, 2012

This is a Learn Mandarin Online Chinese Character Lesson series copyrighted by Just Learn Chinese. If this is your first time reading this, please read JLC Chinese Character Lesson Guide first.

1.   Main Chinese pronunciation for these characters:

ke

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he

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2.  Chinese characters that we’ll learn and memorize today

JLC Chinese Character Pro Lesson 5 – ke, he (可苛呵河何荷)

They all have an identical “sound component” of “可, let’s get into details. Characters marked with a “*” are less frequent ones:

Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese Mandarin Pinyin English Definition Example Word Meaning Radical
ke3 can; may; able to; 可是 ke3 shi4 (but)
ke1 severe; exacting; 苛刻 ke1 ke4 ( harsh, rigorous) grass
he1 sound of laughter; breathe out 乐呵呵的 le4 he1 he1 de5 (joyful) mouth
he2 river 河水 he2 shui3 (river) water
he2 how; why (in written Chinese) 为何 wei4 he2 (why) people
*荷 *荷 he2 Netherlands; lotus 荷兰 he2 lan2 (Netherlands) grass

3.  Chinese Character Quiz

Are you ready for a test now? See how much you could memorize? The left character is simplified, the right character is traditional. Let me know!


JLC Chinese Character Quiz (中文字练习) - ke, he

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Question 1

河, 河

A

can; may; able to;

B

how; why (in written Chinese)

C

Netherlands; lotus

D

river

Question 2

何, 何

A

can; may; able to;

B

river

C

Netherlands; lotus

D

how; why (in written Chinese)

Question 3

呵, 呵

A

severe; exacting

B

sound of laughter; breathe out

C

severe; exacting

D

how; why (in written Chinese)

Question 4

苛, 苛

A

severe; exacting

B

river

C

sound of laughter; breathe out

D

Netherlands; lotus

Question 5

荷, 荷

A

Netherlands; lotus

B

how; why (in written Chinese)

C

can; may; able to

D

severe; exacting

Question 6

可, 可

A

river

B

how; why (in written Chinese)

C

sound of laughter; breathe out

D

can; may; able to

Once you are finished, click the button below. Any items you have not completed will be marked incorrect. Get Results
There are 6 questions to complete.

 

 

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