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搬 bān: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

搬 (bān) English Meaning

  • to move (i.e. relocate oneself)
  • to move (something relatively heavy or bulky)
  • to shift
  • to copy indiscriminately

Traditional Character:  

搬 is only found in HSK 3.

Sample Sentences

  • 汤姆帮我搬了家。
    Tāngmǔ bāng wǒ bānle jiā.
    Tom helped me with the move.
  • 你能帮我搬这张桌子吗?
    Nǐ néng bāng wǒ bān zhè zhāng zhuōzi ma?
    Will you help me move this desk?
  • 你能自己搬这张桌子吗?
    Nǐ néng zìjǐ bān zhè zhāng zhuōzi ma?
    Can you move this desk by yourself?
  • 我帮我弟弟搬了他的书桌。
    Wǒ bāng wǒ dìdì bānle tā de shūzhuō.
    I helped my brother move his desk.
  • 我得付给房东500英镑押金才能搬进房里去。
    Wǒ dé fù gěi fángdōng 500 yīngbàng yājīn cáinéng bān jìn fáng lǐ qù.
    I had to pay a 500 deposit to the landlord before I could move into the house.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 ban
  • 扌 (shou): hand
  • 般 (bān): sort; kind; class; way; manner
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