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打电话 dǎdiànhuà: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 1

打电话 (dǎdiànhuà) English Meaning

  • to make a phone call

Traditional Characters: 打電話

打 forms words in:

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电 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

话 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 明早九点给我打电话。
    Míngzǎo jiǔ diǎn gěi wǒ dǎ diànhuà.
    Call me at nine tomorrow morning.
  • 打电话回家!
    Dǎ diànhuà huí jiā!
    Call home!
  • 他承诺给我打电话。
    Tā chéngnuò gěi wǒ dǎ diànhuà.
    He promised to give me a phone call.
  • 别忘了给我打电话。
    Bié wàngle gěi wǒ dǎ diànhuà.
    Don’t forget to call me.

Stroke Order & Character Components

打 (dǎ): to beat; to strike; to hit; to break; to type; to mix up; to build; to fight; to fetch; to make; to tie up; to issue; to shoot; to calculate; to play (a game); since; from

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 丁 (dīng): fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 (shí tiān gān); fourth in order; letter ‘D’ or roman ‘IV’ in list ‘A, B, C’, or ‘I, II, III’ etc; butyl; cubes (of food)

电 (diàn): electric; electricity; electrical

  • 田 (tián): field
  • 乚 (yǐn): second, hand

话 (huà): dialect; language; spoken words; speech; talk; words; conversation; what sb said; CL: 種/种(zhǒng), 席 (xí), 句 (jù), 口 (kǒu), 番(fān)

  • 讠 (yán): speech
    舌 (shé): tongue

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 打

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 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 电

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 话

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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