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带 dài: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

带 (dài) English Meaning

  • band
  • belt
  • girdle
  • ribbon
  • tire
  • area
  • zone
  • region
  • to wear
  • to carry
  • to take along
  • to bear (i.e. to have)
  • to lead
  • to bring
  • to look after
  • to raise

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (tiáo)

Sample Sentences

  • 带我回家。
    Dài wǒ huí jiā.
    Take me home.
  • 带他进来。
    Dài tā jìnlái.
    Bring him in.
  • 你带书没有?
    Nǐ dài shū méiyǒu?
    Did you bring any books?
  • 我带你去吧。
    Wǒ dài nǐ qù ba.
    I’ll take you there.
  • 请带我去医院。
    Qǐng dài wǒ qù yīyuàn.
    Please take me to the hospital.
  • 我该带些什么?
    Wǒ gāi dài xiē shénme?
    What should I bring?
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 dai
  • 卅 (sà): thirty;
  • 冖 (mì): to cover
  • 巾 (jīn): turban

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 带

HSK 3 Word List

  • 带(dài): band; belt; girdle; ribbon; tire; area; zone; region; to wear; to carry; to lead; to bring; to look after; to raise; CL: 条(tiáo);

HSK 5 Word List

  • 系领带(jì lǐng dài): tie one’s necktie

HSK 6 Word List

  • 磁带(cí dài): magnetic tape; CL: 盘(pán), 盒(hé)
  • 带领(dài lǐng): to guide; to lead
  • 温带(wēn dài): temperate zone
  • 携带(xié dài): to carry (on one’s person); to support (old); Taiwan pronunciation xī dài
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