The Chinese word 瘦 means “thin” or “slim”. It is commonly used to describe someone who is physically thin or has lost weight. It can also be used to describe clothing that fits tightly or is small in size. Additionally, 瘦 can be used in a figurative sense to describe something that is lacking or deficient, such as a thin plot in a movie or a lack of substance in an argument.
Adjective: thin, slim
|她很瘦，需要多吃点东西||tā hěn shòu, xūyào duō chī diǎn dōngxi||She’s very thin and needs to eat more|
|我的猫瘦了很多，我得带它去看兽医||wǒ de māo shòu le hěn duō, wǒ děi dài tā qù kàn shòuyī||My cat has lost a lot of weight, I need to take it to the vet|
|这件衣服很瘦身，穿上后看起来很苗条||zhè jiàn yīfu hěn shòushēn, chuān shàng hòu kàn qǐlái hěn miáotiáo||This outfit is very slimming, it makes you look very slender when you wear it|
|他的脸很瘦，显得有些消瘦||tā de liǎn hěn shòu, xiǎndé yǒuxiē xiāoshòu||His face is very thin and looks a bit gaunt|
|老板很瘦弱，看起来不太健康||lǎobǎn hěn shòuruò, kàn qǐlái bù tài jiànkāng||The boss is very weak and thin, he doesn’t look very healthy|
|她的手很瘦，看起来很柔弱||tā de shǒu hěn shòu, kàn qǐlái hěn róuruò||Her hands are very thin and look very delicate|
瘦 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 5.