Monday, November 7, 2016

A Character a Day 出

The basic meaning of 出 is 'proceed from inside to outside'. The following short video shows you how this character evolved through time.



Next, let's see the common usage of this character in our daily life.



出来
chūlái
come out

出去
chūqù
 go out

你出来一下,我想和你谈谈。
nǐ chūlái yíxià , wǒ xiǎng hé nǐ tāntan .
Come out for a while, I want to talk to you.


我出去一下,马上回来。
wǒ chūqù yíxià , mǎshàng huílai
I am getting out for a short while, and I will be back soon.

出差
chūchāi
go on a business trip

明天我要去纽约出差。
míngtiān wǒ yào qù niǔyuē chūchāi
I am going to New York for a business trip tomorrow.


出国
chūguó
go abroad

他已经出国了。
tā yǐjīng chūguó le
He already left the country.

出版
chūbǎn
 Publish

这家出版社出版了不少好书。
zhè jiā chūbǎnshè chūbǎn le bùshǎo hǎoshū
This press has published many good books.