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参加 cān jiā: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

参加 (cān jiā) English Meaning

  • to participate
  • to take part
  • to join

Traditional Characters: 參加

参 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4,  HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

加 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 你会参加吗?
    Nǐ huì cānjiā ma?
    Will you join us?
  • 我可以参加吗?
    Wǒ kěyǐ cānjiā ma?
    May I join you?
  • 我不想参加典礼。
    Wǒ bùxiǎng cānjiā diǎnlǐ.
    I don’t want to participate in the ceremony.
  • 我们将参加马拉松。
    Wǒmen jiāng cānjiā mǎlāsōng.
    We will take part in the marathon.
  • 你参加社团活动吗?
    Nǐ cānjiā shètuán huódòng ma?
    Do you take part in any community activities?
  • 他们想参加奥运会。
    Tāmen xiǎng cānjiā àoyùnhuì.
    They want to participate in the Olympic Games.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

参 (cān): to take part in; to participate; to join; to attend; to counsel; unequal; varied; irregular; uneven; not uniform; abbr. for 參議院|参议院 (Cānyìyuàn) Senate, Upper House

  • 厶 (sī): secret
  • 大 (dà): big
  • 彡 (shān): beard / brush

加 (jiā): to add; plus; (used after an adverb such as 不, 大, 稍, etc., and before a disyllabic verb, to indicate that the action of the verb is applied to something or somebody previously mentioned); to apply (restrictions, etc.) to (somebody); to give (support, consideration, etc.) to (something)

  • 力 (lì): force
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 参

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 参考(cān kǎo): reference; to consult; to refer; consultation
  • 参与(cān yù): to participate (in something)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 参谋(cān móu): staff officer; to give advice
  • 参照(cān zhào): to consult a reference; to refer to (another document)

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 加

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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