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段 duàn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

段 (duàn) English Meaning

  • paragraph
  • section
  • segment
  • stage (of a process)
  • classifier for stories, periods of time, lengths of thread, etc.

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 这段路已经封闭。
    Zhè duàn lù yǐjīng fēngbì.
    This section of the road is closed.
  • 编辑把整段全删掉了。
    Biānjí bǎ zhěng duàn quán shān diàole.
    The editor struck out the whole paragraph.
  • 这一段长城有八个垛口。
    Zhè yīduàn chángchéng yǒu bā gè duǒkǒu.
    There are eight forts in this section of the Great Wall.
  • 块钢用作碾平的一段钢材
    Kuài gāng yòng zuò niǎn píng de yīduàn gāngcái
    A bar of steel is prepared for rolling.
  • 他过了一段悲惨的生活。
    tāguòle yīduàn bēicǎn de shēnghuó.
    He has lived one section of a miserable life.
  • 请于每段第一行缩格书写。
    Qǐng yú měi duàn dì yī xíng suō gé shūxiě.
    Please indent the first line of each paragraph.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 duan 4
  • -: unidentified strokes
  • 殳 (shū): weapon

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 段

HSK 3 Word List

  • 段(duàn): paragraph; section; segment; stage (of a process); classifier for stories, periods of time, lengths of thread, etc.

HSK 5 Word List

  • 阶段(jiē duàn): stage; section; phase; period; CL: 個|个(gè)

HSK 6 Word List

  • 不择手段(bù zé shǒu duàn): by fair means or foul; by hook or by crook; unscrupulously
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