生活 (sheng huo): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 5, 2018

生活 (Chinese PinYin: [shēng huó]; traditional Chinese: 生活) may mean: (1) noun. life, e.g. 日常生活 (daily life); (2) verb. live, e.g. 安静地生活 (living in peace). Literally: 生 (grow) + 活 (live). It is one of the most common and core Chinese words that used in everyday conversations.

1. How to pronounce 生活?

Chinese Pinyin: [shēng huó]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 生活

Synonyms: 生存, 存在, 生计, 光景, 糊口,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 生活.

Fixed expression: 性生活 (sexual life), 私生活 (private life),

Collocation: 家庭生活 (family life), 新生活 (new life), 生活费 (living expenses), 生活必需品 (daily necessities), 生活补助 (allowance for living expenses), 生活方式 (way of life), 生活环境 (living environment), 生活作风 (conduct),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 生活 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 生活.

4.1 现在开始你的新生活吧!

Translation: Now begin your new life!

4.2 我们不应该按照别人的意愿生活。

Translation: We should not live according to the wishes of others.

4.3 艺术是现实生活的升华。

Translation: Art is the distillation of life.

4.4 因为避开了社交生活,他们才有时间专心研究好该新材料。

Translation: Having avoided a social life, they had time to do very well at studying the new material.

4.5 回首这六个月,有很多地方都留有遗憾,但是这段御宅族的生活是我人生中难得的一段记忆,我会好好珍藏这段记忆的。

Translation: There are lots of regrets for these six months, but also these long OTAKU period is a great experience of my life. i will treasure it.

4.6 “佛系父母”,他们不会过多干涉孩子的生活,让他们自由发展.

Translation: “Buddhist parents” interfere little with their children’s lives and let them develop however they like.

4.7 元朝期间,由于社会动荡和战争,许多画家逃至深山里生活。

Translation: During the Yuan dynasty, because of social turmoil and wars, many painters escaped to live in the mountains.

4.8 义乌 – 这个世界上最大的批发市场 – 聘请了三名外国“街头督察”,帮助这个中国东部城市的许多游客和外籍人士可以更便利地生活。

Translation: Yiwu – home to what’s become known as the world’s biggest wholesale market – has hired three foreign “street inspectors” to help make life easier for the many visitors and expats in the eastern Chinese city.

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