The Chinese word 号 can have several meanings depending on the context. It can mean “number” as in a phone number or street address. It can also mean “date” as in a specific day or date in the calendar. In addition, it can also mean “name” as in a given name or nickname. It is commonly used in formal settings such as business or administrative contexts, but can also be used in informal settings.
Noun: number, day of month
|我的电话号码是多少？||wǒ de diàn huà hào mǎ shì duō shǎo?||What is my phone number?|
|今天是几号？||jīn tiān shì jǐ hào?||What is the date today?|
|你的房间号码是多少？||nǐ de fáng jiān hào mǎ shì duō shǎo?||What is your room number?|
|这个街道的邮政编码是多少？||zhè gè jiē dào de yóu zhèng biān mǎ shì duō shǎo?||What is the postal code of this street?|
|他的员工号是多少？||tā de yuán gōng hào shì duō shǎo?||What is his employee number?|
|明天是星期几？||míng tiān shì xīng qī jǐ?||What day is tomorrow?|
|我需要一个座位号码||wǒ xū yào yī gè zuò wèi hào mǎ||I need a seat number|
|你的身份证号码是多少？||nǐ de shēn fèn zhèng hào mǎ shì duō shǎo?||What is your ID number?|
号 is part of HSK Level 2 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1.