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讲 jiǎng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

讲 (jiǎng) English Meaning

  • to speak
  • to explain
  • to negotiate
  • to emphasise
  • to be particular about
  • as far as sth is concerned
  • speech
  • lecture

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 讲清楚。
    Jiǎng qīngchǔ.
    Speak clearly!
  • 请讲慢一点。
    Qǐng jiǎng màn yīdiǎn.
    Please speak a little more slowly.
  • 她讲法语吗?
    Tā jiǎng fǎyǔ ma?
    Does she speak French?
  • 跟我讲讲那件事。
    Gēn wǒ jiǎng jiǎng nà jiàn shì.
    Tell me about it!
  • 她在家不讲日语。
    Tā zàijiā bù jiǎng rìyǔ.
    She doesn’t speak Japanese at home.
  • 讲外语是不容易的。
    Jiǎng wàiyǔ shì bù róngyì de.
    Speaking foreign languages is not easy.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 3 jiang 3
  • 讠(yán): speech
  • 井(jǐng): Jing, one of the 28 constellations of Chinese astronomy; surname Jing

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 讲

HSK 3 Word List

  • 讲(jiǎng): to explain; to speak; to negotiate; to emphasise; to be particular about; as far as something is concerned; speech; lecture

HSK 5 Word List

  • 讲究(jiǎng jiu): to pay particular attention to; exquisite; aesomethingetic
  • 讲座(jiǎng zuò): a course of lectures; CL: 個|个(gè)
  • 演讲(yǎn jiǎng): lecture; to make a speech
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