The Chinese word “低” means “low” in English. It is commonly used to describe something that is physically low in height or position, such as a low table or a low chair. It can also be used to describe a low level of something, such as a low temperature or a low volume. In addition, it can be used to describe a low status or level of importance, such as a low-ranking official or a low-paying job. Overall, the word “低” is a versatile term that is used in a wide range of contexts in Chinese.
|他的声音很低||tā de shēngyīn hěn dī||His voice is very low|
|这个房间的天花板很低||zhège fángjiān de tiānhuābǎn hěn dī||The ceiling of this room is very low|
|他的血压很低||tā de xiěyā hěn dī||His blood pressure is very low|
|她的头发很低调||tā de tóufǎ hěn dīdiào||Her hairstyle is very low-key|
|我们的成本很低||wǒmen de chéngběn hěn dī||Our costs are very low|
|这个城市的犯罪率很低||zhège chéngshì de fànzuì lǜ hěn dī||The crime rate in this city is very low|
|他的智商很低||tā de zhìshàng hěn dī||His IQ is very low|
|我们的销售额很低||wǒmen de xiāoshòu’é hěn dī||Our sales revenue is very low|
低 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.