The Chinese word 狗 means “dog” in English. It is a common noun used to refer to the domesticated mammal that is often kept as a pet or used for hunting, herding, or guarding. In Chinese culture, dogs are often seen as loyal and protective animals, and the word 狗 is sometimes used metaphorically to describe someone who is faithful and trustworthy. However, in certain contexts, the word 狗 can also be used as a derogatory term to insult someone.
|这只狗很可爱||zhè zhī gǒu hěn kě’ài||This dog is very cute|
|我喜欢养狗||wǒ xǐhuān yǎng gǒu||I like to keep dogs as pets|
|狗是人类的好朋友||gǒu shì rénlèi de hǎo péngyǒu||Dogs are human’s best friends|
|狗会听人的话||gǒu huì tīng rén de huà||Dogs can understand human language|
|狗的嗅觉很灵敏||gǒu de xiùjué hěn língmǐn||Dogs have a very sensitive sense of smell|
|这只狗很聪明，会做很多小技巧||zhè zhī gǒu hěn cōngmíng, huì zuò hěn duō xiǎo jìqiǎo||This dog is very smart and can perform many tricks|
|狗喜欢追着球跑||gǒu xǐhuān zhuī zhe qiú pǎo||Dogs like to chase after balls|
|狗每天需要遛两次||gǒu měitiān xūyào liù liǎng cì||Dogs need to be taken for a walk twice a day|
狗 is part of HSK Level 1 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 2.