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或者 huò zhě: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

或者 (huò zhě) English Meaning

  • or
  • possibly
  • maybe
  • perhaps

Traditional Characters: 或者

或 forms words in:

者 forms words in:

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Sample Sentences

  • 你或者我会被选中。
    Nǐ huòzhě wǒ huì bèi xuǎnzhōng.
    You or I will be chosen.
  • 他走路或者骑车过来。
    Tā zǒulù huòzhě qí chē guòlái.
    He’ll come on foot or by bicycle.
  • 他想当医生或者经商。
    Tā xiǎng dāng yīshēng huòzhě jīngshāng.
    He wants to be a doctor or go into business.
  • 或者你必须搭这辆公车?
    Huòzhě nǐ bìxū dā zhè liàng gōngchē?
    Or do you have to take the bus?
  • 你可以去游泳或者钓鱼。
    Nǐ kěyǐ qù yóuyǒng huòzhě diàoyú.
    You can go swimming or fishing.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

或 (huò): maybe; perhaps; might; possibly; or

  • 戈(gē): halberd
  • 口(kǒu): mouth
  • 一(yī): one

者 (zhě): (after a verb or adjective) one who (is) ...; (after a noun) person involved in ...; -er; -ist; (used after a number or 後|后(hòu) or 前(qián) to refer to sth mentioned previously); (used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term); (old) (used at the end of a command); (old) this

  • 耂(lǎo): old
  • 日(rì): sun

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 或

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 或许(huò xǔ): perhaps; maybe

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 者

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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