The Chinese word 穷 means “poor” or “destitute”. It is commonly used to describe someone who lacks financial resources or is struggling to make ends meet. It can also be used to describe a situation or condition that is difficult or challenging. In some contexts, it can be used figuratively to describe a lack of creativity or imagination. Overall, 穷 is a versatile word that has many different uses and connotations depending on the context in which it is used.
|他家很穷，无法支付孩子的学费||tā jiā hěn qióng, wúfǎ zhīfù háizi de xuéfèi||His family is very poor and unable to pay for his children’s tuition fees|
|这个小镇的人们大多数都很穷||zhège xiǎozhèn de rénmen dàduōshù dōu hěn qióng||Most of the people in this small town are very poor|
|我们需要找到一种解决穷困的方法||wǒmen xūyào zhǎodào yī zhǒng jiějué qióngkùn de fāngfǎ||We need to find a way to solve poverty|
|这个地区的穷人生活条件很差||zhège dìqū de qióngrén shēnghuó tiáojiàn hěn chà||The living conditions of the poor in this area are very poor|
|这个国家的穷人很难获得医疗保健||zhège guójiā de qióngrén hěn nán huòdé yīliáo bǎojiàn||The poor in this country find it difficult to access healthcare|
|她的家庭虽然穷，但是她很努力地工作||tā de jiātíng suīrán qióng, dànshì tā hěn nǔlì de gōngzuò||Although her family is poor, she works very hard|
穷 is part of HSK Level 4 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.