The Chinese word 种 means “type” or “kind” in English. It is often used to describe different varieties of plants, animals, or things. For example, you might use this word to talk about different types of fruit, such as apples, oranges, and bananas. You can also use it to describe different breeds of animals, like dogs or cats. Additionally, it can be used in a more general sense to describe different categories or genres of things, such as music or movies.
Noun: species, race, breed Measure Word: for type, kind, sort or for languages
Verb: to plant, to grow, to cultivate
|我们种了很多蔬菜||wǒmen zhòng le hěn duō shūcài||We planted a lot of vegetables|
|这种颜色很适合你||zhè zhǒng yánsè hěn shìhé nǐ||This color suits you very well|
|他是一种很有创造力的人||tā shì yī zhǒng hěn yǒu chuàngzàolì de rén||He is a very creative person|
|这种药对感冒很有效||zhè zhǒng yào duì gǎnmào hěn yǒuxiào||This medicine is effective against colds|
|我喜欢这种音乐||wǒ xǐhuān zhè zhǒng yīnyuè||I like this type of music|
|这种工作需要很高的技能||zhè zhǒng gōngzuò xūyào hěn gāo de jìnéng||This job requires high skills|
|他们在种植水稻||tāmen zài zhòngzhí shuǐdào||They are planting rice|
|这种动物在濒临灭绝||zhè zhǒng dòngwù zài bīnlín mièjué||This animal is on the brink of extinction|
种 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 3 and HSK Level 4.