新 (xin): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | April 26, 2018

新 (Chinese PinYin: [xīn]; traditional Chinese: 新) may mean: (1) adj. new, e.g. 新高 (new high); (2) adj. unused, e.g. 新车 (brand new car); (3) adj. recently or just married, e.g. 新娘 (bride); (4) verb. make new, e.g. 耳目一新 (find everything fresh and new); (5) noun. the new, e.g. 尝新 (have a taste of what is just in season); (6) adv. recently, e.g. 新当选的总统 (newly elected president). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions.

1. How to pronounce 新?

Chinese Pinyin: [xīn]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 新

Synonyms: 刚, 新近, 刚出现, 最新,

Antonyms: 旧, 老,

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

Fixed expression: 新闻 (news), 新年 (New Year), 新高 (new high), 新华社 (Xinhua News Agency), 新手 (green hand), 新的 (new), 创新 (innovate), 从新 (start all over again), 新房 (new house; bridal chamber), 新春 (new spring), 新欢 (new lover), 新娘 (bride), 新生儿 (newborn), 新型 (new-type), 尝新 (have a taste of what is just in season),

Collocation: 新闻报道 (news report), 新闻发布会 (press conference), 新新人类 (X Generation), 新约全书 (New Testament), 新学期 (new semester), 新版本 (new version), 新世纪 (new century),

Idioms: 新陈代谢 (metabolism; the new superseding the old), 新婚燕尔 (be newly married), 日新月异 (change rapidly), 喜新厌旧 (abandon the old for the new), 改过自新 (turn over a new leaf), 耳目一新 (find everything fresh and new),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 新 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 新.

4.1 他们已经测试了新的国产电动汽车

Translation: They have tested the new homegrown electric vehicle.

4.2 这论文给我们提供了关于今年流感的很多的新数据。

Translation: This paper gives us a lot of new data on this year’s flu.

4.3 管理层下午将开会宣布新的工作计划。

Translation: Management meets in the afternoon to announce new work plan.

4.4 对于非盈利领域而言,我们还是新手

Translation: We are still new to the world of nonprofit academia.

4.5 他正在用新的矿石进行实验。

Translation: He is doing experiment with the new minerals.

4.6 许多书店为那些八成新的书籍提供现金或者购物积分奖励。

Translation: Many bookstores provide cash or store credits for ‘gently’ used books.

4.7 你必须要在新年前完工这个项目吧?

Translation: You have to finish this project before the new year, right?

4.8 雄安新区在30多个乡村引进了废物处理新技术,更好地处理生活垃圾,保护环境。

Translation: Xiongan New Area has introduced a new technology for waste processing in more than 30 local villages in a bid to better deal with household waste and protect the environment.

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