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碗 wǎn: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

碗 (wǎn) English Meaning

  • bowl
  • cup

Traditional Character:  

碗 is only found in HSK 3.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (zhī)
  • (ge)

Sample Sentences

  • 直接从碗里咕嘟咕嘟地喝汤是粗俗的。
    Zhíjiē cóng wǎn li gūdū gūdū de hē tāng shì cūsú de
    Slurping soup directly from the bowl is vulgar.
  • 在过去这位老人只有一只要饭的碗。
    Zài guòqù zhè wèi lǎorén zhǐyǒu yī zhǐyào fàn de wǎn.
    In the past, the old man had nothing but a bowl for begging.
  • 一只碗,一双筷子就是他的全部家产。
    Yī zhǐ wǎn, yīshuāng kuàizi jiùshì tā de quánbù jiāchǎn.
    A bowl and a pair of chopsticks are all the property he has.
  • 对不起,我不小心把你的碗从桌子上打掉到地上摔破了。
    Duìbùqǐ, wǒ bù xiǎoxīn bǎ nǐ de wǎn cóng zhuōzi shàng dǎ diào dào dìshàng shuāi pòle.
    I’m sorry, I’ve knocked your bowl off the table and broken it.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 wan
  • 石 (shí): stone
  • 宛 (wǎn): winding; as if
  • 夗 (yuàn): to turn over when asleep
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