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往 wǎng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

往 (wǎng) English Meaning

  • to go (in a direction)
  • to
  • towards
  • (of a train) bound for
  • past
  • previous

Traditional Character:  

往 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 往右边转动钥匙。
    Wǎng yòubiān zhuǎndòng yàoshi.
    Turn the key to the right.
  • 他往右边移了书桌。
    Tā wǎng yòubiān yíle shūzhuō.
    He moved the desk to the right.
  • 她写的字从左往右斜。
    Tā xiě de zì cóng zuǒ wǎng yòu xié.
    Her handwriting slants from left to right.
  • 她用火钳往炉火中添煤。
    Tā yòng huǒqián wǎng lú huǒ zhōng tiān méi.
    She used tongs to add coals to the fire.
  • 我们应该往哪个方向走?
    Wǒmen yīnggāi wǎng nǎge fāngxiàng zǒu?
    Which way should we go?
  • 请你往右边移一点好吗?
    Qǐng nǐ wǎng yòubiān yí yīdiǎn hǎo ma?
    Would you be good enough to move a bit to the right?

Stroke Order & Character Components

  •  (chì): walk around
  •  (zhǔ): owner; master; host; individual or party concerned; God; Lord; main; to indicate or signify; trump card (in card games)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 往

HSK 2 Word List

  • 往(wǎng):  to go (in a direction); to; towards; (of a train) bound for; past; previous

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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