不要紧 búyàojǐn:  Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 5

不要紧 (búyàojǐn) English Meaning

  • unimportant
  • not serious
  • it doesn’t matter
  • never mind
  • it looks all right
  • but

Traditional Characters:  不要緊

+ is only found in HSK 5.

不 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

要 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

紧 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 那绝对不要紧。
    Nà juéduì bùyàojǐn.
    It doesn’t matter in the least.
  • 稍微冷点儿不要紧。
    Shāowéi lěng diǎn er bùyàojǐn.
    I don’t care if it’s a bit cold.
  • 赢不了也不要紧--只要你尽力而为。
    Yíng bùliǎo yě bùyàojǐn–zhǐyào nǐ jìnlì ér wéi.
    It doesn’t matter if you don’t win just do your best.
  • 很遗憾你的饼烘坏了,但不要紧,下次烘得好些。
    Hěn yíhàn nǐ de bǐng hōng huàile, dàn bùyàojǐn, xià cì hōng dé hǎoxiē.
    I’m sorry about your cake, but it doesn’t matter. Bake it better next time.
  • 你没赶上公共汽车吗?不要紧,五分钟后就来一辆。
    Nǐ méi gǎn shàng gōnggòng qìchē ma? Bùyàojǐn, wǔ fēnzhōng hòu jiù lái yī liàng.
    Did you miss the bus? Never mind, there’ll be another one in five minutes.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

不 (bú): (negative prefix) no, not

  • (yī): one
  • Unidentified strokes

要 (yào): to demand; to request; to coerce

  •  (xī): lid
  •  (nǚ): woman
HSK 4 jin 3

紧 (jǐn): tight; strict; close at hand; near; urgent; tense; hard up; short of money; to tighten

  • 収 (shōu): Receive
  • 糸 (mì): silk

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 不

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 要

HSK 2 Word List

  • 要(yào):  to want; will; going to (as future auxiliary); important; vital; may; must

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 紧

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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