于 (yu): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 29, 2018

于 (Chinese PinYin: [yú]; traditional Chinese:於) may mean: (1) pre. at; (2) pre. indicating the object of an action; (3) pre. from; (4) pre. by; (5) pre. than; (6) suffix. with regard to. It is one of the most frequently used Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 由于 (because of), 至于 (regarding), 于是 (so), 便于 (be convenient for), 不至于 (be unlikely), 对于 (with regard to), 等于 (be equal to), 多于 (more than), 甚至于 (even to the extent that).

1. How to pronounce 于?

Chinese Pinyin: [yú]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

Female speaker

Male speaker
Audio source: created by Baidu Voice

2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 于

Synonyms: N/A

Antonyms: N/A

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

Fixed expression: 由于 (because of), 至于 (regarding), 于是 (so), 便于 (be convenient for), 不至于 (be unlikely), 对于 (with regard to), 等于 (be equal to), 多于 (more than), 甚至于 (even to the extent that),

Collocation: 满足于现状 (be content with the status quo), 毕业于 (be graduated from), 死于 (die of),

Idioms: 于事无补 (be of no use in terms of making things better), 于心不安 (feel uneasy about sth.), 于心无愧 (without feeling guilty), 于心有愧 (feel guilty), 安于现状 (be content with the status quo), 耿耿于怀 (take sth. to heart), 供过于求 (supply exceeds demand),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 于 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 于.

4.1 广交会于昨日开幕

Translation: The Canton Fair opened yesterday.

4.2 我生于上海

Translation: I was born in Shanghai.

4.3 满足于现状也不是一件坏事

Translation: Being content with the status quo is not a bad thing.

4.4 马云毕业于杭州师范大学

Translation: Jack Ma was graduated from Hangzhou Normal University.

4.5 他的爷爷死于交通意外.

Translation: His grandfather died of a traffic accident.

4.6 这已经多于我期望的了.

Translation: That would be more than I have expected.

4.7 我宁可安于贫穷,也不愿用不当手段赚钱。

Translation: I would rather remain poor than earning money by dishonest means.

4.8 夏威夷银行成立于1897年,是夏威夷最大的独立金融机构。

Translation: Founded in 1897, Bank of Hawaii is the largest independent financial institution in Hawaii.

5. Stroke Order

Stroke order images provided by Wikimedia stroke order project

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.