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鸡蛋 jī dàn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

鸡蛋 (jī dàn) English Meaning

  • (chicken) egg
  • hen’s egg

Traditional Characters: 雞蛋

鸡 is only found in HSK 2.

蛋 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • 個|个 (gè)
  • (dá)

Sample Sentences

  • 它的大小就像鸡蛋。
    Tā de dàxiǎo jiù xiàng jīdàn.
    It is about the size of an egg.
  • 鸡蛋至少要煮5分钟。
    Jīdàn zhìshǎo yào zhǔ 5 fēnzhōng.
    An egg should cook for at least 5 minutes.
  • 蛋黄是鸡蛋中的黄色部分。
    Dànhuáng shì jīdàn zhōng de huángsè bùfèn.
    The yolk is the yellow part in an egg.
  • 她在市场上买了一打鸡蛋。
    Tā zài shìchǎng shàng mǎile yī dá jīdàn.
    She bought a dozen eggs at the market.
  • 他有一个鸡蛋,他在吃鸡蛋。
    Tā yǒu yīgè jīdàn, tā zài chī jīdàn.
    He has an egg and is eating it.

Stroke Order & Character Components

鸡 (jī): chicken; fowl; CL:隻|只(zhī); (slang) prostitute

  •  (yòu): still / hand
  •  (niǎo): bird

蛋 (dàn): egg; oval-shaped; CL: 個|个(gè), 打(dá)

  •  (pǐ): roll, piece of cloth
  •  (chóng): insect

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 蛋

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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