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菜单 cài dān: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

菜单 (cài dān) English Meaning

  • menu

Traditional Characters: 菜單

菜 forms words in:

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

单 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (fèn)
  • (zhāng)

Sample Sentences

  • 麻烦给我菜单。
    Máfan gěi wǒ càidān.
    Can I see the menu, please?
  • 请把菜单给我。
    Qǐng bǎ càidān gěi wǒ.
    Please show me the menu.
  • 这是你的菜单。
    Zhè shì nǐ de càidān.
    Here is your menu.
  • 我们只有分类菜单。
    Wǒmen zhǐyǒu fèn lèi càidān.
    We only have an a la carte menu.
  • 他叫侍者拿菜单来。
    Tā jiào shìzhě ná càidān lái.
    He called the waiter to bring the menu.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

菜 (cài): dish (type of food); vegetable; cuisine; CL: 盤|盘(pán), 道(dào); (coll.) (one's) type

  • (cao): vegetable
  • (zhao): claw
  • (mù): tree
  • (cǎi): to pick; to pluck; to collect; to select; to choose; to gather

单 (dān): bill; list; form; single; only; sole; odd number; CL: 個|个(gè)

  • 丷 (ha): eight / separate
  • 日 (rì): sun
  • 十 (shí): ten

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 菜

HSK 1 Word List

  • 菜 (cài): dish (type of food); vegetables; vegetable; cuisine; CL:盘 (pán), 道 (dào)

HSK 3 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 单

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

  • 单纯(dān chún): simple; pure; alone; merely
  • 单调(dān diào): monotonous; uniform; unvarying
  • 单独(dān dú): by oneself; alone; on one’s own
  • 单位(dān wèi): unit (to measure); work unit (one’s workplace); group of people as a whole; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 单元(dān yuán): unit (as an entity); element; entrance number

HSK 6 Word List

  • 传单(chuán dān): leaflet; flier; pamphlet
  • 床单(chuáng dān): sheet (bed); CL: 条(tiáo), 件(jian4), 张(zhāng), 床(chuáng)
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