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打扫 dǎ sǎo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

打扫 (dǎ sǎo) English Meaning

  • to clean
  • to sweep

Traditional Characters: 打掃

打 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

扫 is only found in HSK 3.

Sample Sentences

  • 打扫房间。
    Dǎsǎo fángjiān.
    Clean the room.
  • 今晚谁要打扫?
    Jīn wǎn shéi yào dǎsǎo?
    Who’s going to clean up tonight?
  • 我不用打扫房间。
    Wǒ bùyòng dǎsǎo fángjiān.
    I don’t have to clean my room.
  • 我该打扫房间吗?
    Wǒ gāi dǎsǎo fángjiān ma?
    Must I clean the room?
  • 请帮我打扫房子。
    Qǐng bāng wǒ dǎsǎo fángzi.
    Please help me clean the house.
  • 你该打扫你的房间。
    Nǐ gāi dǎsǎo nǐ de fángjiān.
    You have to clean your room.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

打 (dǎ): to beat; to strike; to hit; to break; to type; to mix up; to build; to fight; to fetch; to make; to tie up; to issue; to shoot; to calculate; to play (a game); since; from

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 丁 (dīng): fourth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 (shí tiān gān); fourth in order; letter ‘D’ or roman ‘IV’ in list ‘A, B, C’, or ‘I, II, III’ etc; butyl; cubes (of food)

扫 (sǎo): to sweep

  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 彐 (jì): snout

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 打

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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