The Chinese word 空调 refers to an air conditioning system. It is a combination of the words 空, which means air or empty, and 调, which means to adjust or regulate. In China, especially during the hot and humid summer months, air conditioning is a necessity in many homes and businesses. The term 空调 is commonly used in everyday conversation to refer to air conditioning systems, and it can also be seen on signs and advertisements for air conditioning services and products.
Noun: air conditioning
|我们的办公室里有一台新的空调||wǒmen de bàngōngshì lǐ yǒu yī tái xīn de kōngtiáo||There is a new air conditioner in our office|
|我们家的空调坏了，需要修理||wǒmen jiā de kōngtiáo huài le, xūyào xiūlǐ||The air conditioner in our house is broken and needs to be repaired|
|这个房间没有空调，夏天很热||zhège fángjiān méiyǒu kōngtiáo, xiàtiān hěn rè||This room doesn’t have air conditioning, it’s very hot in the summer|
|我喜欢在空调房间里看电影||wǒ xǐhuan zài kōngtiáo fángjiān lǐ kàn diànyǐng||I like to watch movies in air-conditioned rooms|
|空调的温度可以调节||kōngtiáo de wēndù kěyǐ tiáojié||The temperature of the air conditioner can be adjusted|
|空调的声音有点大，有些吵人||kōngtiáo de shēngyīn yǒudiǎn dà, yǒuxiē chǎorén||The sound of the air conditioner is a bit loud and can be annoying|
|空调需要定期清洗和维护||kōngtiáo xūyào dìngqī qīngxǐ hé wéihù||The air conditioner needs to be cleaned and maintained regularly|
空调 is part of HSK Level 3 in both HSK 2.0 and HSK 3.0.