(suǒ)

HSK 5

Meaning

  1. place
  2. that which
  3. (mw for houses, buildings)

Stroke Order

Traditional Chinese


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Pinyin Converter

  • suǒ > suo3

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  • 5: Fifth Tone (neutral) 五声

Words sharing similar characters

Hanzi Pinyin Meaning
所以 suǒyǐ so/therefore/as a result
厕所 cèsuǒ bathroom/toilet/lavatory
所有 suǒyǒu all/to have/to possess
无所谓 wúsuǒwèi doesn't matter/be indifferent
场所 chǎngsuǒ location/place
理所当然 lǐ suǒ dāng rán (idiom) it goes without saying/certainly/of course/be natural and right
力所能及 lìsuǒnéngjí within one's power/to the best of one's ability
众所周知 zhòng suǒ zhōu zhī as everyone knows/(saying) as is known to everyone
拜你所赐 bài nǐ suǒ cì (derog.) this is all thanks to you!/well, thanks a lot!
版权所有 bǎn quán suǒ yǒu all rights reserved (copyright statement)
饱食终日,无所用心 bǎo shí zhōng rì, wú suǒ yòng xīn to eat three square meals a day and do no work (idiom)/to be sated with food and remain idle
北京产权交易所 Běi jīng chǎn quán jiāo yì suǒ China Beijing Equity Exchange (CBEX)
北京核武器研究所 Běi jīng hé wǔ qì yán jiū suǒ Nuclear Weapon Institute in Beijing
避难所 bì nàn suǒ refuge/asylum
便所 biàn suǒ (dialect) toilet/privy
不出所料 bù chū suǒ liào as expected
不为所动 bù wéi suǒ dòng to remain unmoved
不知所措 bù zhī suǒ cuò not knowing what to do (idiom)/at one's wits' end/embarrassed and at a complete loss
不知所以 bù zhī suǒ yǐ to not know the reason/to not know what to do
不知所云 bù zhī suǒ yún to not know what sb is driving at/to be unintelligible
不知所之 bù zhī suǒ zhī whereabouts unknown
裁判所 cái pàn suǒ place of judgment/law court
厕所 cè suǒ toilet/lavatory/CL:間|间[jiān],處|处[chù]
场所 chǎng suǒ location/place
畅所欲言 chàng suǒ yù yán lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom)/to preach freely on one's favorite topic/to hold forth to one's heart's content
诚心所愿 chéng xīn suǒ yuàn so be it/amen
尺有所短,寸有所长 chǐ yǒu suǒ duǎn, cùn yǒu suǒ cháng lit. for some things a foot may be too short, and for the other an inch will suffice (proverb)/fig. everyone has their strong and weak points/everything has its advantages and disadvantages
处所 chù suǒ place
从心所欲 cóng xīn suǒ yù whatever you like/to do as one pleases
答非所问 dá fēi suǒ wèn (idiom) to sidestep the question/to answer evasively
大势所趋 dà shì suǒ qū general trend/irresistible trend
大失所望 dà shī suǒ wàng greatly disappointed
道所存者,乃师所存者 dào suǒ cún zhě, nǎi shī suǒ cún zhě If sb has grasped the truth before you, take him as your teacher (Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈)./We should learn from one who knows the way.
道之所存,师之所存 dào zhī suǒ cún, shī zhī suǒ cún If sb has grasped the truth before you, take him as your teacher (Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈)./We should learn from one who knows the way.
涤罪所 dí zuì suǒ purgatory (religion)
阿其所好 ē qí suǒ hào to pander to sb's whims
法兰克福证券交易所 Fǎ lán kè fú Zhèng quàn jiāo yì suǒ Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE)
匪夷所思 fěi yí suǒ sī unimaginable/outrageous/freakish
分所 fēn suǒ branch (of a company etc)
港交所 Gǎng jiāo suǒ Hong Kong Stock Exchange/abbr. for 香港交易所
各得其所 gè dé qí suǒ each in the correct place/each is provided for
各尽所能 gè jìn suǒ néng each does his utmost (idiom)/from each according to his means
各取所需 gè qǔ suǒ xū each takes what he needs (idiom)
各显所长 gè xiǎn suǒ cháng each displays their own strengths (idiom)
各有所好 gè yǒu suǒ hào everyone has their likes and dislikes (idiom)
各执所见 gè zhí suǒ jiàn each sticks to his own view
股票交易所 gǔ piào jiāo yì suǒ stock exchange
观护所 guān hù suǒ probation office
管见所及 guǎn jiàn suǒ jí in my humble opinion (idiom)
管窥所及 guǎn kuī suǒ jí in my humble opinion
果如所料 guǒ rú suǒ liào just as expected
何所 hé suǒ where/what place
会所 huì suǒ office of an association/meeting place/clubhouse/club
婚姻介绍所 hūn yīn jiè shào suǒ marriage agency
技术所限 jì shù suǒ xiàn technical limitations
己所不欲,勿施于人 jǐ suǒ bù yù, wù shī yú rén What you don't want done to you, don't do to others. (idiom, from the Confucian analects)/Do as you would be done by./Do not do to others what you would not have them do to you.
监理所 jiān lǐ suǒ inspection and control bureau
交管所 jiāo guǎn suǒ DMV (department of motor vehicles) (abbr. for 公安局交通管理局車輛管理所|公安局交通管理局车辆管理所)
交易所 jiāo yì suǒ exchange/stock exchange
交易所交易基金 jiāo yì suǒ jiāo yì jī jīn exchange-traded fund (ETF)
戒毒所 jiè dú suǒ drug rehabilitation center
戒治所 jiè zhì suǒ drug rehabilitation center
精诚所加,金石为开 jīng chéng suǒ jiā, jīn shí wèi kāi see 精誠所至,金石為開|精诚所至,金石为开[jīng chéng suǒ zhì, jīn shí wèi kāi]
精诚所至 jīng chéng suǒ zhì no difficulty is insurmountable if one is sincere (idiom)
精诚所至,金石为开 jīng chéng suǒ zhì, jīn shí wèi kāi lit. metal and stone yield to power of sincerity (idiom)/fig. no difficulty is insurmountable if one is sincere
拘留所 jū liú suǒ detention center/prison
居所 jū suǒ residence
据我所知 jù wǒ suǒ zhī as far as I know/to the best of my knowledge
居无定所 jū wú dìng suǒ to be without a fixed residence (idiom)
看守所 kān shǒu suǒ detention center
空无所有 kōng wú suǒ yǒu having nothing (idiom)/utterly destitute/without two sticks to rub together
劳教所 láo jiào suǒ correctional institution/labor camp
力所不及 lì suǒ bù jí beyond one's power (to do sth)
理所当然 lǐ suǒ dāng rán as it should be by rights (idiom)/proper and to be expected as a matter of course/inevitable and right
力所能及 lì suǒ néng jí as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom)/to the best of one's ability/within one's powers
疗养所 liáo yǎng suǒ sanitorium/convalescent hospital
流离失所 liú lí shī suǒ destitute and homeless (idiom)/forced from one's home and wandering about/displaced
律师事务所 lǜ shī shì wù suǒ law firm
伦敦国际金融期货交易所 Lún dūn Guó jì Jīn róng Qī huò Jiāo yì suǒ London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE)
伦敦证券交易所 Lún dūn Zhèng quàn Jiāo yì suǒ London Stock Exchange (LSE)
萝卜白菜,各有所爱 luó bo bái cài, gè yǒu suǒ ài one man's meat is another man's poison (idiom)/to each his own
萝卜青菜,各有所爱 luó bo qīng cài, gè yǒu suǒ ài see 蘿蔔白菜,各有所愛|萝卜白菜,各有所爱[luó bo bái cài, gè yǒu suǒ ài]
目光所及 mù guāng suǒ jí as far as the eye can see
纽交所 Niǔ Jiāo suǒ abbr. for 紐約證券交易所|纽约证券交易所[Niǔ yuē Zhèng quàn Jiāo yì suǒ]
纽约证券交易所 Niǔ yuē Zhèng quàn Jiāo yì suǒ New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
派出所 pài chū suǒ local police station
其所 qí suǒ its place/one's appointed place/the place for that
前所未见 qián suǒ wèi jiàn unprecedented/never seen before
前所未闻 qián suǒ wèi wén unheard-of/unprecedented
前所未有 qián suǒ wèi yǒu unprecedented
强人所难 qiǎng rén suǒ nán to force someone to do something
人各有所好 rén gè yǒu suǒ hào everyone has their likes and dislikes/there is no accounting for taste/chacun son goût
任所 rèn suǒ one's office/place where one holds a post
人所共知 rén suǒ gòng zhī something that everybody knows
人心所向 rén xīn suǒ xiàng that which is yearned for by the public
日本原子能研究所 Rì běn Yuán zǐ Néng Yán jiū suǒ Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
如其所好 rú qí suǒ hào as one pleases (idiom)
如有所失 rú yǒu suǒ shī to seem as if something is amiss (idiom)
若有所丧 ruò yǒu suǒ sāng see 若有所失[ruò yǒu suǒ shī]
若有所失 ruò yǒu suǒ shī as if one had lost something (idiom)/to look or feel unsettled or distracted/to feel empty
若有所思 ruò yǒu suǒ sī looking pensive/thoughtfully
若有所亡 ruò yǒu suǒ wáng see 若有所失[ruò yǒu suǒ shī]
上海证券交易所 Shàng hǎi Zhèng quàn Jiāo yì suǒ Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)
上海证券交易所综合股价指 Shàng hǎi Zhèng quàn Jiāo yì suǒ Zōng hé Gǔ jià Zhǐ Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) Composite Index
哨所 shào suǒ watchhouse/sentry post
神学研究所 shén xué yán jiū suǒ seminary
深圳交易所 Shēn zhèn Jiāo yì suǒ Shenzhen Stock Exchange SZSE
深圳证券交易所 Shēn zhèn Zhèng quàn Jiāo yì suǒ Shenzhen Stock Exchange, abbr. to 深交所[Shēn Jiāo suǒ]
声色场所 shēng sè chǎng suǒ red-light district
适得其所 shì dé qí suǒ exactly what one would wish/to find one's niche
事务所 shì wù suǒ office/firm
实验所 shí yàn suǒ laboratory/institute
时有所闻 shí yǒu suǒ wén heard from time to time/one keeps hearing that...
收留所 shōu liú suǒ shelter/refuge
收容所 shōu róng suǒ temporary shelter/hospice/refuge (e.g. for animals)/detention center
随心所欲 suí xīn suǒ yù to follow one's heart's desires/to do as one pleases (idiom)
所部 suǒ bù troops under one's command
所长 suǒ cháng what one is good at
所到之处 suǒ dào zhī chù wherever one goes
所得 suǒ dé what one acquires/one's gains
所得税 suǒ dé shuì income tax
所多 Suǒ duō Soto
所多玛 Suǒ duō mǎ Sodom
所多玛与蛾摩拉 Suǒ duō mǎ yǔ É mó lā Sodom and Gomorrah
所发现 suǒ fā xiàn discovered/what one discovers
所见 suǒ jiàn seen/what one sees
所见即所得 suǒ jiàn jí suǒ dé What you see is what you get (WYSIWYG)
所见所闻 suǒ jiàn suǒ wén what one hears and sees (idiom)
所居 suǒ jū residence/dwelling/dwelling place
所料 suǒ liào expectation/what one anticipates
所罗巴伯 Suǒ luó bā bó Zerubbabel (son of Shealtiel)
所罗门 Suǒ luó mén Solomon (name)
所罗门群岛 Suǒ luó mén Qún dǎo Solomon Islands in southwest Pacific
所能 suǒ néng according to one's capabilities/what sb is capable of
所生 suǒ shēng parents (father and mother)
所剩无几 suǒ shèng wú jǐ there is not much left
所属 suǒ shǔ one's affiliation (i.e. the organization one is affiliated with)/subordinate (i.e. those subordinate to oneself)/belonging to/affiliated/under one's command
所属单位 suǒ shǔ dān wèi affiliated unit/subsidiary
所思 suǒ sī what one thinks
所为 suǒ wéi what one does/doings
所谓 suǒ wèi so-called/what is called
所闻 suǒ wén heard/what one hears
所想 suǒ xiǎng what one considers/one's thoughts
所向披靡 suǒ xiàng pī mǐ to sweep everything before one/to be invincible (idiom)
所向无敌 suǒ xiàng wú dí to be invincible/unrivalled
所幸 suǒ xìng fortunately (formal writing)
所需 suǒ xū necessary (for)/required
所以 suǒ yǐ therefore/as a result/so/the reason why
所以然 suǒ yǐ rán the reason why
所有 suǒ yǒu all/to have/to possess/to own
所有格 suǒ yǒu gé possessive case (grammar)
所有权 suǒ yǒu quán ownership/possession/property rights/title (to property)
所有物 suǒ yǒu wù a possession/belongings
所有者 suǒ yǒu zhě proprietor/owner
所有制 suǒ yǒu zhì ownership of the means of production (in Marxism)/system of ownership
所有主 suǒ yǒu zhǔ owner/proprietor
所愿 suǒ yuàn wished-for/desired
所在 suǒ zài place/location/(after a noun) place where it is located
所在地 suǒ zài dì location/site
所长 suǒ zhǎng head of an institute etc
所指 suǒ zhǐ the objects indicated/as pointed out
所知 suǒ zhī known/what one knows
所致 suǒ zhì to be caused by
所周知 suǒ zhōu zhī as is well known/as everyone knows
所作所为 suǒ zuò suǒ wéi one's conduct and deeds
投开票所 tóu kāi piào suǒ polling station/CL:處|处[chù]
投其所好 tóu qí suǒ hào to adapt to sb's taste/to fit sb's fancy
托儿所 tuō ér suǒ nursery
托老所 tuō lǎo suǒ senior center
王国聚会所 Wáng guó Jù huì suǒ Kingdom Hall (place of worship used by Jehovah's Witnesses)
忘乎所以 wàng hū suǒ yǐ to get carried away/to forget oneself
忘其所以 wàng qí suǒ yǐ see 忘乎所以[wàng hū suǒ yǐ]
为所欲为 wéi suǒ yù wéi to do whatever one pleases
闻所未闻 wén suǒ wèi wén unheard of/an extremely rare and unprecedented event
无所不包 wú suǒ bù bāo not excluding anything/all-inclusive
无所不卖 wú suǒ bù mài to sell anything/to sell everything
无所不能 wú suǒ bù néng omnipotent
无所不谈 wú suǒ bù tán to talk about everything
无所不为 wú suǒ bù wéi not stopping at anything/all manner of evil
无所不用其极 wú suǒ bù yòng qí jí committing all manner of crimes/completely unscrupulous
无所不在 wú suǒ bù zài omnipresent
无所不知 wú suǒ bù zhī omniscient
无所不至 wú suǒ bù zhì to reach everywhere/to stop at nothing/to do one's utmost
无所适从 wú suǒ shì cóng not knowing which course to follow (idiom)/at a loss what to do
无所事事 wú suǒ shì shì to have nothing to do/to idle one's time away (idiom)
无所属 wú suǒ shǔ unaffiliated/non-party
无所谓 wú suǒ wèi to be indifferent/not to matter/cannot be said to be
无所畏忌 wú suǒ wèi jì without any fear of consequences/totally devoid of scruples
无所用心 wú suǒ yòng xīn not paying attention to anything (idiom)/to idle time away
无所作为 wú suǒ zuò wéi attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom)/without any initiative or drive/feckless
香港交易所 Xiāng gǎng Jiāo yì suǒ Hong Kong Stock Exchange
亚所 Yà suǒ Azor (son of Eliakim and father of Zadok in Matthew 1:13-14)
研究所 yán jiū suǒ research institute/graduate studies/graduate school/CL:個|个[gè]
以弗所 Yǐ fú suǒ Ephesus, city of ancient Greece
以弗所书 Yǐ fú suǒ shū Epistle of St Paul to the Ephesians
一如所料 yī rú suǒ liào as expected
医务所 yī wù suǒ clinic/CL:家[jiā]
一无所长 yī wú suǒ cháng not having any special skill/without any qualifications
一无所动 yī wú suǒ dòng totally unaffected/unimpressed
一无所获 yī wú suǒ huò to gain nothing/to end up empty-handed
一无所闻 yī wú suǒ wén unheard of
一无所有 yī wú suǒ yǒu not having anything at all (idiom)/utterly lacking/without two sticks to rub together
一无所知 yī wú suǒ zhī not knowing anything at all (idiom)/completely ignorant/without an inkling
义之所在 yì zhī suǒ zài justice is to be found everywhere (idiom)
印刷所 yìn shuā suǒ printing press/printing office/printer
英雄所见略同 yīng xióng suǒ jiàn lüè tóng lit. heroes usually agree (idiom)/Great minds think alike.
用得其所 yòng de qí suǒ used properly/used for its intended purpose/to put to good use/to serve its purpose
有所 yǒu suǒ somewhat/to some extent
有所不同 yǒu suǒ bù tóng to differ to some extent (idiom)
有所得必有所失 yǒu suǒ dé bì yǒu suǒ shī there is no gain without a loss (idiom)/there is no such thing as a free meal
娱乐场所 yú lè chǎng suǒ place of entertainment
寓所 yù suǒ dwelling
在所不辞 zài suǒ bù cí not to refuse to (idiom)/not to hesitate to
在所不计 zài suǒ bù jì irrespective of/to have no concerns whatsoever about
在所难免 zài suǒ nán miǎn to be unavoidable (idiom)
造船所 zào chuán suǒ shipyard
招待所 zhāo dài suǒ guest house/small hotel
诊所 zhěn suǒ clinic
证交所 zhèng jiāo suǒ stock exchange
证券交易所 zhèng quàn jiāo yì suǒ stock exchange
知其然而不知其所以然 zhī qí rán ér bù zhī qí suǒ yǐ rán to know that it is so but not why it is so (idiom)
之所以 zhī suǒ yǐ (after a noun N and before a predicate P) the reason why N P/Example: 我之所以討厭他|我之所以讨厌他[wǒ zhī suǒ yǐ tǎo yàn tā] "the reason why I dislike him (is ...)"
中德诊所 Zhōng Dé zhěn suǒ Sino-German clinic
中介所 zhōng jiè suǒ agency
众所周知 zhòng suǒ zhōu zhī as everyone knows (idiom)
众所周知 zhòng suǒ zhōu zhī see 眾所周知|众所周知[zhòng suǒ zhōu zhī]
住所 zhù suǒ habitation/dwelling place/residence/CL:處|处[chù]
综上所述 zōng shàng suǒ shù to summarize/to sum up

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