Chinese Character Fun: “below”,”to come down”, “next” = 下 (xià)


Miss Panda’s Chinese Character Series featured Chinese character: (xià).

This character means “below”, “to come down”, and “next”.

We can use  (“xià”) in the following phrases:

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下車 – xià chē = to get out of the car

下樓 – xià lóu = to go downstairs

下午 – xià wǔ = afternoon

下星期 – xià xīng qí = next week

下來 – xià lái = to come down

Click below to hear how to properly pronounce this Chinese word:


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And click the character below to see how to write it with the proper stroke order:


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