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打算 dǎ suàn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

打算 (dǎ suàn) English Meaning

  • to plan
  • to intend
  • to calculate
  • plan
  • intention
  • calculation

Traditional Characters: 打算

打 forms words in:

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

算 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (ge)

Sample Sentences

  • 你打算怎么办?
    Nǐ dǎsuàn zěnme bàn?
    What do you plan to do?
  • 你打算做什么?
    Nǐ dǎsuàn zuò shénme?
    What do you plan to do?
  • 你打算出国吗?
    Nǐ dǎsuàn chūguó ma?
    Do you plan to go abroad?
  • 我打算买辆车。
    Wǒ dǎsuàn mǎi liàng chē.
    My plan is to buy a car.
  • 我打算去那里。
    Wǒ dǎsuàn qù nàlǐ.
    I plan to go there.
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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)

算 (suàn): to regard as; to figure; to calculate; to compute

  • ⺮ (shì): bamboo
  • 目 (mù): eye
  • 廾 (gǒng): two hands

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

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 算

HSK 3 Word List

  • 打算(dǎsuàn): to plan; to intend; to calculate; plan; intention; calculation; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 5 Word List

  • 计算(jì suàn): to count; to calculate; to compute; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 总算(zǒng suàn): at long last; finally; on the whole

HSK 6 Word List

  • 合算(hé suàn): worthwhile; be a good deal; be a bargain; reckon up; calculate
  • 结算(jié suàn): to settle a bill; to close an account
  • 精打细算(jīng dǎxì suàn): (saying) meticulous planning and careful accounting
  • 算数(suàn shù): to count numbers; to keep to one’s word; to hold (i.e. to remain valid); to count (i.e. to be important)
  • 预算(yù suàn): budget
  • 运算(yùn suàn): (mathematical) operation
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